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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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1926
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Adze, Mungeranie, South Australia

Adze, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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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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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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Hollow decorated cylindrical wooden lure with truncated ends.

Hollow decorated cylindrical wooden lure with truncated ends...

Horne-Bowie collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1926
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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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1926
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Knife

Knife

ET Fealy collection
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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1908
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Flaked glass blade hafted in wooden handle

Flaked glass blade hafted in wooden handle

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Knives
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Knife

Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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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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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Club, Cairns, Queensland

Club, Cairns, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Hooked club, western Victoria

Hooked club, western Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Western Victoria, Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell 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 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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Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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Hooked blade brush knife

Hooked blade brush knife

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys 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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Knives
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Knife

Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Knives
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Digging sticks
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Upper Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Pigmented wooden cylindrical knife, with a pointed proximal end

Pigmented wooden cylindrical knife, with a pointed proximal ...

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Knives
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Australia
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1969
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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia,

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia,

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Horne-Bowie collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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1926
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