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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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Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New ...

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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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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Clubs
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Namoi River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Spearthrowers
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Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Frome, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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J W. Lindo
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Neckpieces
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Fiji
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - insect and animal motifs

Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - insect and ani...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Spearthrowers
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Elliptical shaped spearthrower, attributed to Coranderrk

Elliptical shaped spearthrower, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

John Magers collection
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Spearthrowers
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Alexander Morrison
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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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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Nautilus shell necklace from Northern Queensland

Nautilus shell necklace from Northern Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 191...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1907
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Sister basket from Lake Tyers, Victoria

Sister basket from Lake Tyers, Victoria

Edmund Milne collection
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Baskets
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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1976
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Boomerangs
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1963
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Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cookt...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Club from New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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New Zealand
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1914
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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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Hafted edge-ground stone hatchet

Hafted edge-ground stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spearthrower decorated with a kangaroo and an emu, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Spearthrowers
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1946
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Spearthrower from Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Club from Samoa

Club from Samoa

Edmund Milne collection
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Samoa
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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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String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Spearthrowers
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Spearthrower with incised markings

Spearthrower with incised markings

Bruce Wright collection
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Spearthrowers
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Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia
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Tommy Wallal
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Comb from Vanuatu

Comb from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Combs
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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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

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1964
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