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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Knives
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Flake [stone implement]

Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Enid Bowden collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Tula slug [stone implement]

Tula slug [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Containers
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Stone tool [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Bark painting depicting six goannas with cross-hatched bodies - by Dick Yambal Durrurrnga, Ramingining

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Enid Bowden collection
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Bark paintings
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick Y. Durrurrnga
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Victoria, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Core [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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Hollow cylinder of wood forming a smoking pipe with a wooden bowl

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Enid Bowden collection
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Smoking pipes
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Hooked boomerang  - Mornington Island

Hooked boomerang - Mornington Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Core [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Cores
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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Tula [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Natural stone

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Split cane armband with feathers

Split cane armband with feathers

Enid Bowden collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Spearthrowers
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Bags
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Nellie Kendall
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Core [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Core [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Hollow cylinder of wood forming a smoking pipe with a wooden bowl

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Enid Bowden collection
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Smoking pipes
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Shell pendant necklace

Shell pendant necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Core [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Cores
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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Victoria, Australia
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Enid Bowden collection
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Didjeridus
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Two-ply fibre string armband tightly wound into a circlet and tied at the ends with adhesive

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Enid Bowden collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Topsy Marbunt
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1987
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Engraver made with macropod incisor

Engraver made with macropod incisor

Enid Bowden collection
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Engraving tools
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Not provided
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1987
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Bags
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Stone tool [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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William Creek Station, South Australia, Australia
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Widow's mourning string body ornament - made by  Annie Kalkeeyorta, Aurukun

Widow's mourning string body ornament - made by Annie Kalke...

Enid Bowden collection
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Personal adornments
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Annie Kalkeeyorta
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1987
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Spearthrowers
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Boomerang - decorated with transitional style motifs, Nepabunna SA

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Enid Bowden collection
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Boomerangs
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Nepabunna, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Enid Bowden
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1987
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Victoria, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Barham, New South Wales, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Enid Bowden collection
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Pendants
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Painting depicts turtle and fish - by John Bulun Bulun, arnhem Land

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Enid Bowden collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Bulunbulun
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