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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Asymmetrical wooden club, with one tapered end, and the other with a truncated bulbous head

Asymmetrical wooden club, with one tapered end, and the othe...

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Desert, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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Containers
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J W. Lindo
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Cylindrical wooden club, irregular in shape with a slight curve, and of a constant width throughout, with a tapered head

Cylindrical wooden club, irregular in shape with a slight cu...

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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Knives
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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 with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Keith Goddard collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1948
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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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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Bundle of string, made from fibre, bound and knotted

Bundle of string, made from fibre, bound and knotted

JW Lindo collection
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String
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden club

Wooden club

JW Lindo collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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University of Sydney
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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

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Spearhead

Spearhead

JW Lindo collection
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Spearheads
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J W. Lindo
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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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Knives
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Not provided
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1985
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Shield

Shield

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang-shaped wooden club, with tapered ends, a smoothed surface, and black and white pigment

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JW Lindo collection
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Clubs
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J W. Lindo
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

JW Lindo collection
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Shields
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Cylindrical stone-bladed wooden knife

Cylindrical stone-bladed wooden knife

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1969
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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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Not provided
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Professor Henry and Luise Krips 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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1993
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Ron Bell collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Long cylindrical wooden club, with one tapered end and a bulbous rounded head

Long cylindrical wooden club, with one tapered end and a bul...

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang-shaped wooden club, with tapered ends, and a smoothed black and white pigmented surface

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JW Lindo collection
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden club

Wooden club

JW Lindo collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1908
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Long, oval, wooden club, tapered at both ends, with obvious adze marks, and a burnished surface

Long, oval, wooden club, tapered at both ends, with obvious ...

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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