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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone knife

Stone knife

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Keith Goddard collection
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Not provided
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1948
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Lew Parlette collection no. 1
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lew Parlette
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1972
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Keith Goddard collection
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Not provided
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1948
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Knife

Knife

ET Fealy collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

Marion Flanigan collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sheffield, England
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Handpainted knife

Handpainted knife

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stone knife

J Dymock collection
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Nicholson River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Thompson Family collection
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone hafted knife blade

Stone hafted knife blade

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Dough knife with a metal blade and a wooden handle

Dough knife with a metal blade and a wooden handle

ET Fealy collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Manyallaluk, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laturumba
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1983
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Hafted stone blade

Hafted stone blade

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Douglas Seaton collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Long cylindrical wooden stone-bladed knife with a pointed proximal end

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1964
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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