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Boomerang, Palm Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Palm Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Palm Creek, Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Club from lower Murray River area, South Australia

Club from lower Murray River area, South Australia

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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Shield

Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang, Victoria

Boomerang, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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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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1926
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Children's drawing stick

Children's drawing stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Drawing instruments
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Spinning top

Spinning top

Horne-Bowie collection
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Centre of gravity toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Digging sticks
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Parrying Shield

Parrying Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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1926
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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River ...

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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Nosebone

Nosebone

Horne-Bowie collection
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Personal adornments
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spinning top

Spinning top

Horne-Bowie collection
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Centre of gravity toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Shield

Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Lake Condah, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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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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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, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang from Cummeragunja, New South Wales

Boomerang from Cummeragunja, New South Wales

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Cummeragunja, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Hollow decorated cylindrical wooden lure with truncated ends.

Hollow decorated cylindrical wooden lure with truncated ends...

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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Children's drawing stick

Children's drawing stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Drawing instruments
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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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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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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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Horne-Bowie collection
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Pendants
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club, Cairns, Queensland

Club, Cairns, Queensland

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Clubs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia,

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia,

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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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1926
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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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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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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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