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'Buwakul', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Buwakul', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Coffins
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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'Wakwak/Dhatum/Dirrpu/Dherran/Nindan', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Wakwak/Dhatum/Dirrpu/Dherran/Nindan', Painted hollow log, n...

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Dr William Warner collection
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'Derrang', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Derrang', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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'Ganguri or Manmunga', Painted hollow log, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Coffins
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Painted model of bark coffin, Yirrkala, 1948

Painted model of bark coffin, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1952
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'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Buwakul', hollow log, native plant species

'Buwakul', hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1976
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'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Wungapu', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Wungapu', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Coffins
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1976
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Model hollow log coffin

Model hollow log coffin

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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American Australian Expedition to Arnhem Land
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'Ganguri or Manmunga', painted hollow log, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Painted hollow log coffin

Painted hollow log coffin

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1999
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Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carved hollow log coffin

Carved hollow log coffin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Painted hollow log coffin 'Dhupundi'

Painted hollow log coffin 'Dhupundi'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawirrin Gumana
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1999
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Model hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carved hollow log coffin

Carved hollow log coffin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djalu Gurruwiwi
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Dr William Warner collection
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gondarra
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1977
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Banapana Maymuru
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Hollow log coffin depicting a fish design

Hollow log coffin depicting a fish design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Nalalkay
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Galeri, Northern Territory, Australia
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1976
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Bark coffin with 'Dangbarr' Images of the Djanggawu Heroes by Mawalan

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Mawalan 1 Marika
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1950
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'Mission Time' larrakitj pole painted by Dhuwarrwarr Marika

'Mission Time' larrakitj pole painted by Dhuwarrwarr Marika

Dhuwarrwarr Marika collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dhuwarrwarr Yunupingu
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Model hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Maralunga
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Painted hollow log coffin

Painted hollow log coffin

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djambawa Marawilli
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1999
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Not provided
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1991
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Model hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Djanpardi
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Painted hollow log coffin

Painted hollow log coffin

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djambawa Marawilli
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1999
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Model of bark coffin

Model of bark coffin

Dr William Warner collection
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Coffins
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Painted hollow log coffin 'Dhupayupa'

Painted hollow log coffin 'Dhupayupa'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djambawa Marawilli
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1999
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djanbadi
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1977
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