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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Belts
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1932
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Club

Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
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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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1969
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Firesticks
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Walcott Inlet, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Shield, Gippsland, Victoria, 1900

Shield, Gippsland, Victoria, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Armband of woven string with four conical shells in a decorative motif and a tuft of fine feathers bound to the centre edge

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Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Armbands
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Club

Club

Enid Bowden collection
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Clubs
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bone tools
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Not provided
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1963
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Belts
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Adze

Adze

Keith Goddard collection
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Adzes
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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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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Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Carved wooden sculpture of an echidna

Carved wooden sculpture of an echidna

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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1984
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Not provided
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1931
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Wooden decorated carving of a pelican

Wooden decorated carving of a pelican

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Paintbrushes
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1895
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Oval shell ornament

Oval shell ornament

Horne-Bowie collection
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Ornaments
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

University of Sydney collection
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Clapsticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Neck ornanment

Neck ornanment

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Wooden clapstick made from a cylindrical stick tapered at both ends, and pigmented

Wooden clapstick made from a cylindrical stick tapered at bo...

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Clapsticks
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Horne-Bowie collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Not provided
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor H Davies collection
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Spearthrowers
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1933
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1987
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1898
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Pendant made from four macropod incisors set in resin.

Pendant made from four macropod incisors set in resin.

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pendants
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Desert, , Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Not provided
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1985
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Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human face and protruding ears and a nose

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Masks
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Boomerang, Central Australia, Northern Territory

Boomerang, Central Australia, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Spearthrowers
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Bandicoot

Bandicoot

Y Pettinato collection
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1985
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club

Club

Edward Roberts collection
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Clubs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr J Wunderly collection
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Spearthrowers
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Bags
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Belts
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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Petraman
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1931
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Paintbrushes
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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