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The Man, Galdar

The Man, Galdar

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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Conidae Conus Textile

Conidae Conus Textile

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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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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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, featuring tree and pole-like form, by Liawuluma

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Knives
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Conidae Conus Quercinus

Conidae Conus Quercinus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Bone point

Bone point

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bone points
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Spear

Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Knives
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Carved wooden sculpture of a human figure with a conical base

Carved wooden sculpture of a human figure with a conical bas...

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1984
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

Marion Flanigan collection
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Pigmented wooden cylindrical knife, with a pointed proximal end

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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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Pigmented carved wooden bobbin

Pigmented carved wooden bobbin

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Bobbins
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Knife

Knife

ET Fealy collection
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Knives
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The Gecko, Ipilja-ipila

The Gecko, Ipilja-ipila

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tatalara
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1948
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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Knives
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Child's drawing by David Maymuru

Child's drawing by David Maymuru

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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David Maymuru
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1975
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a cut-up kangaroo, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1974
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Toys
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting turtle surrounded by turtles, fish, and jellyfish

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting four figures and six kangaroos, by Mithili

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili
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Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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The  North-east wind

The North-east wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unawanda
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1948
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"Children's band" armlet made of cane bound in a circle with...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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The final burial (aka A burial ceremony), work on paper, Yirrkla, 1948

The final burial (aka A burial ceremony), work on paper, Yir...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow 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 and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Wild Honey

Wild Honey

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djimbun
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The Lightning Man, Namaragan depicted on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Lightning Man, Namaragan depicted on paper, Oenpelli, 19...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting crocodile and four fish

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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The  Wawilag Spirits of Marwiyu - A Mandalbui Dreaming.

The Wawilag Spirits of Marwiyu - A Mandalbui Dreaming.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Containers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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The Serpent, Aitja

The Serpent, Aitja

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tatalara
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1948
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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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Conidae Conus Terebra

Conidae Conus Terebra

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Ngatngin - women's pubic cover

Ngatngin - women's pubic cover

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Grass skirts
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret
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1975
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Hive of Honey, Milingimbi

Hive of Honey, Milingimbi

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Knife

Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Knives
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Wooden tapstick

Wooden tapstick

University of Sydney collection
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Clapsticks
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Painting depict two karndayh, female antilopine kangaroos (Macropus antilopinus)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Dick Baringbungung
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1970
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a man and woman and karrbarda, the long yam (Diascorea transversa), circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Work on paper depicting a linear design with longitudinal bands of crosshatching, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Muricidae Chicoreus Torrefactus

Muricidae Chicoreus Torrefactus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Fresh-water Tortoise work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

Fresh-water Tortoise work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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South East Wind

South East Wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nambinara
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1948
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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