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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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Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Hatchet

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hatchet

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales, 1918

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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1918
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Hatchet

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1800
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Stone hatchet with a head that is bifacially flaked and the edge ground

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Edward Roberts collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Hatchet with a flaked stone head in bent wood

Hatchet with a flaked stone head in bent wood

William Ewart Williams collection
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Hatchets
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Muttama, New South Wales, Australia
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1938
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Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge ground, secured to the distal end of a cylindrical wooden shaft

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The Australian Scene collection no. 7
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Stone hatchet with decorated pebble head

Stone hatchet with decorated pebble head

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1963
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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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Hatchet

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Professor H Davies collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1933
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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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Stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked, edge ground, pigmented and hafted

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1964
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Hafted hatchet stone

Hafted hatchet stone

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchet head from North Queensland

Hatchet head from North Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Rounded stone hatchet made from an axe head hafted to a pointed wood handle

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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Hafted stone hatchet with a wood handle

Hafted stone hatchet with a wood handle

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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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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Hatchet

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hatchets
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Brian Hayden collection
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Hatchets
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Pigmented, rounded stone hafted in split bent wood

Pigmented, rounded stone hafted in split bent wood

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Hatchets
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Yalmur
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1966
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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1918
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Bifacially flaked and edge ground, stone hatchet

Bifacially flaked and edge ground, stone hatchet

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Hatchets
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Spearthrower from Orara River area, 1898

Spearthrower from Orara River area, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Stone hatchet head with a bifacially ground edge, and ground sides

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Hatchets
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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hatchets
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Hafted stone hatchet with a wood handle

Hafted stone hatchet with a wood handle

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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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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Pigmented, wooden cylindrical hafted stone hatchet

Pigmented, wooden cylindrical hafted stone hatchet

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Hatchets
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Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Pigmented bifacially edge ground stone hatchet

Pigmented bifacially edge ground stone hatchet

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Hatchets
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Hafted stone hatchet, Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, 1959

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Hatchets
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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W E. Stanner
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Hafted stone hatchet, South Coast, New South Wales

Hafted stone hatchet, South Coast, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Davis
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1902
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Pigmented stone hatchet

Pigmented stone hatchet

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Hatchets
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Tool - Hatchet - stone - hafted

Tool - Hatchet - stone - hafted

Herbert Keys collection
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Hatchets
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Hatchet made from a pebble with a bifacially ground edge

Hatchet made from a pebble with a bifacially ground edge

University of Sydney collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1957
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Edged, ground stone, hafted in bent wood

Edged, ground stone, hafted in bent wood

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Hatchets
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iparol
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1966
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked with a ground edge

Stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked with a ground edge

Keith Goddard collection
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Hatchets
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Wooden narrow cylindrical hatchet marked with the words

Wooden narrow cylindrical hatchet marked with the words "Mur...

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Hatchets
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Paris, France
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1969
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Bifacially edged ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged ground stone hatchet

Herbert Keys collection
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Hatchets
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Ngukurr (Roper River), East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Bifacially flaked, stone pebble hatchet

Bifacially flaked, stone pebble hatchet

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Hatchets
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Myarka
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1973
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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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Tool - Hatchet - stone - hafted

Tool - Hatchet - stone - hafted

Herbert Keys collection
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Hatchets
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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container

Horne-Bowie collection
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Containers
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone axe (hatchet) with wooden handle

Stone axe (hatchet) with wooden handle

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Hatchets
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Jesse Hammond collection
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Hatchets
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Central Coast, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Hatchet with a stone hatchet head hafted to a wooden handle

Hatchet with a stone hatchet head hafted to a wooden handle

JW Lindo collection
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Hatchets
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Bifacially flaked and edged ground stone hatchet

Bifacially flaked and edged ground stone hatchet

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hatchets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1963
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Hafted stone pebble hatchet with a bifacial head and a ground edge, Orara River, New South Wales, 1896

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Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1896
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Bifacially edged ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged ground stone hatchet

Herbert Keys collection
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Hatchets
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Bifacially edge ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edge ground stone hatchet

Keith Goddard collection
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Hatchets
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Coen, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Hatchet head of flaked stone, hafted in wood

Hatchet head of flaked stone, hafted in wood

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Hafted stone hatchet tool with a wooden handle

Hafted stone hatchet tool with a wooden handle

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Hafted stone ground edge hatchet, with a handle of bent split wood

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Lake Hindmarsh, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Split stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked

Split stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked

Keith Goddard collection
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Hatchets
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Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Musgrave, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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