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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Club made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Boomerang made by Jack Shepherd, Bourke-Byrock area, New South Wales, 1914

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Club made by 'Cabbage', from lower Darling River area, New South Wales, 1912

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Edmund Milne collection
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Cabbage
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1912
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Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Retouched blade [stone implement]

Retouched blade [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from Samoa

Club from Samoa

Edmund Milne collection
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Samoa
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Boomerang from Coronga Peak, New South Wales, 1910

Boomerang from Coronga Peak, New South Wales, 1910

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Coronga Peak, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Edmund Milne collection
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Namoi River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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Boab nut incised with animal motifs from Western Australia

Boab nut incised with animal motifs from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, Australia
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Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

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Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Edmund Milne collection
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Petraman
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Club with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Digging stick

Digging stick

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Digging sticks
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Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Boomerang from northern New South Wales

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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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1896
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Parker
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1912
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Spearthrower from Western Australia

Spearthrower from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Hafted edge-ground stone hatchet

Hafted edge-ground stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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1931
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging stick from Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, 1894

Digging stick from Lower Darling River Region, New South Wal...

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Benson
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1894
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Elliptical ornament featuring a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Bundled skein of two-ply, possibly plant, fibre string

Bundled skein of two-ply, possibly plant, fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Not provided
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1931
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Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Clements
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Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1895

Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Ceremonial boomerang made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock area, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1910
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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New South Wales, Australia
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