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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Stone hafted knife blade

Stone hafted knife blade

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Knives
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell 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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1963
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Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhesive

Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhe...

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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1977
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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

ET Fealy collection
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Knives
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Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Shields
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Clubs
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Mitchell River Mission, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Knives
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Knives
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Clubs
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Clubs
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Glass bifacial point sharpened and worked to form knife-like tool with jagged edged sides, in wooden sheath

Glass bifacial point sharpened and worked to form knife-like...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Knives
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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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Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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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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Not provided
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1964
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Knife blade

Knife blade

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Triangular woven basket

Triangular woven basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Digging sticks
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boomerangs
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Not provided
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knife with bullock horn handle

Knife with bullock horn handle

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Froe or side knife

Froe or side knife

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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Robert F Mosley Ltd
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1988
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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Knives
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String and shell pendant necklace

String and shell pendant necklace

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Necklaces
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Handpainted knife

Handpainted knife

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and si...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Hooked blade brush knife

Hooked blade brush knife

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Knives
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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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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Knives
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Not provided
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1985
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Keith Goddard collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1948
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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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1985
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