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Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Jack Shepherd
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Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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1928
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1896

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1896

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1896
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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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 used by Baraimal Jack, Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, 1916

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Edmund Milne collection
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Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia
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Baraimal Jack
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1916
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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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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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Club from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Spearthrower, 1914

Spearthrower, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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1914
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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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Not provided
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1931
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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Mallets
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

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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Shield, desert area of Western Australia, 1915

Shield, desert area of Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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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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Not provided
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1911
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Cobbie
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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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1907
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Ground edge hatchet head from Pigeon House Mountain NSW acquired by Edmund Milne from Coomee Nullanga in 1903

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Pigeon House Mountain, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Curved club

Curved club

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Edmund Milne collection
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Edmund Milne collection
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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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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1931
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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1898
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Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1902
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, 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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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Muta-Maley
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1914
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Boomerang from Gulf country, North Queensland

Boomerang from Gulf country, North Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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 New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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New Zealand
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1914
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1931
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Asymmetrical boomerang, Paroo River

Asymmetrical boomerang, Paroo River

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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Straight club

Straight club

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang used by Jacky Plowright, 1842

Boomerang used by Jacky Plowright, 1842

Edmund Milne collection
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Australia

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Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Two-ply black wattle string fishing line made by Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla in 1908

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Edmund Milne collection
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Fishing lines
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Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1908
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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

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Edmund Milne collection
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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1901
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Ground edged hatchet head from Byrock, New South Wales

Ground edged hatchet head from Byrock, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Steve Shaw
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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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

Edmund Milne collection
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