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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Scotchy
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1931
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Nose bone

Nose bone

Stan Mitchell collection
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Personal adornments
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales, 1918

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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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1918
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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

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Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang from Lachlan River, New South Wales, 1913

Boomerang from Lachlan River, New South Wales, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Papua, Indonesia
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Berrima NSW, 1842

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1897
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Aboriginal breastplate for Charley York, Chief of Bullangamang

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Edmund Milne collection
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Bullangamang, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Wooden club, made by Mickey Bell, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital 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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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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1907
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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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Clubs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Shield, Tumut, New South Wales,1899

Shield, Tumut, New South Wales,1899

Edmund Milne collection
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Tumut, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1899
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Parrying shield made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1908

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1908
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Clubs
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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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Club from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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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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Elliptical ornament featuring a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1896
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Stan Mitchell collection
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Personal adornments
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Women's pubic cover

Women's pubic cover

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Personal adornments
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Pearl shell pubic cover attached to hair string belt

Pearl shell pubic cover attached to hair string belt

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Personal adornments
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Club from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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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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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Edmund Milne collection
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Pipes
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Papua, Indonesia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Tchanning, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Firesticks
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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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Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Spearthrower from Coward Springs, South Australia

Spearthrower from Coward Springs, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Coward Springs, South Australia, Australia
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Pigmented apron featuring a single fringe of two-ply fibre string on string

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Dala or kapkap backing disc

Dala or kapkap backing disc

Geoff Dennis collection
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Personal adornments
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Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Yarn with hair string binding

Yarn with hair string binding

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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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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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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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Cobbie
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Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Australia

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Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1901
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pearl shell pubic cover

Pearl shell pubic cover

Herbert Keys collection
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Personal adornments
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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