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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1917
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Boomerang decorated with painted shield motif in the centre, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Hooked boomerang

Hooked boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Boomerangs
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1964
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Curved club

Curved club

Edmund Milne collection
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Piti, or wooden bowl

Piti, or wooden bowl

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Club

Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1965
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - moth, beetle, lizard and kangaroo motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Wooden pigmented club with pointed ends

Wooden pigmented club with pointed ends

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang found near Canning Stock Route

Boomerang found near Canning Stock Route

James Ferguson collection
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Boomerangs
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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1975
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Boomerang

Boomerang

David Westcott collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Boomerang with painted kangaroo. made by Bill Onus

Boomerang with painted kangaroo. made by Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Eucla, Western Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang 'Alice Springs', made by Bill Onus

Boomerang 'Alice Springs', made by Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bill Onus
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Club, Cairns, Queensland

Club, Cairns, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Containers
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Club from Samoa

Club from Samoa

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Samoa
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Club

Club

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Painted boomerang with text and man with spears motif in centre, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Weapon - Boomerang - hooked

Weapon - Boomerang - hooked

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with moth motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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