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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Boab nut incised with Wandjina figures

Boab nut incised with Wandjina figures

Mary Fox collection
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Nut carvings
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not known
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1969
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Glass plate negative - The main street of Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Metal fabricator made from a length of metal rod

Metal fabricator made from a length of metal rod

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Tools
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Boomerangs
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1964
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Bone tools
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Ceremonial string cross

Ceremonial string cross

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Pearl shell pubic cover

Pearl shell pubic cover

Herbert Keys collection
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Personal adornments
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Didjeridus
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1979
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Ball of hand-spun bark fibre from the baobob tree

Ball of hand-spun bark fibre from the baobob tree

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1973
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Boab nuts incised with reptile and plants

Boab nuts incised with reptile and plants

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Boab nut incised with landscapes and animals

Boab nut incised with landscapes and animals

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Boab nut incised with pattern of weapons

Boab nut incised with pattern of weapons

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Boab nut incised with abstract design and two reptiles

Boab nut incised with abstract design and two reptiles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Boab nut incised with long neck birds and reptiles

Boab nut incised with long neck birds and reptiles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Boab nut incised with abstract landscapes

Boab nut incised with abstract landscapes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Incised Wandjina figure

Incised Wandjina figure

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Neta
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1979
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Irregularly shaped stone slab with Wandjina head and two fig...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Stone with incised Wandjina figures

Stone with incised Wandjina figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Carved stone board with incised Wandjinas in a bush setting

Carved stone board with incised Wandjinas in a bush setting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Irregular-shaped stone slab with incised designs of the head...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Roughly triangular piece of slate with incised motif of owl in tree-tops against a full moon

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Stone slab with an incised large snake arching over a collection of shields, a club, a spearthrower, an axe, a canoe and two kettle-shaped objects

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Stone slab with incised figures of birds, fish and vegetation

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Stone slab with incised crocodile, a kangaroo, a wallaby, as well as a human figure with some small amount of vegetation

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Bright yellow cotton fabric with blue-grey screen printed design of boab trees

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Ina Shadforth collection
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Textile panels
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Ina Shadforth
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1994
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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Photograph album of Derby and station scenes associated with the Emanuel family

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Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1914
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Carved wooden shield

Carved wooden shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Shields
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Hair string on bark

Hair string on bark

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String
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Decorated club with burned design

Decorated club with burned design

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Clubs
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Boomerang with faded white stripes

Boomerang with faded white stripes

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Boomerangs
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Boomerang with carved lines

Boomerang with carved lines

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Boomerangs
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Carved didjeridu

Carved didjeridu

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Didjeridus
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Pigmented didjeridu with incised designs

Pigmented didjeridu with incised designs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Didjeridus
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Photograph album of Derby and station scenes associated with the Emanuel family

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Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1914
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Ground edged hatchet head

Ground edged hatchet head

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Ground edged hatchet head, used by Tiburria, St Georges Basin, New South Wales, 1841

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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St Georges Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Tiburria
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1841
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Ground edge hatchet head from Pigeon House Mountain NSW acquired by Edmund Milne from Coomee Nullanga in 1903

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Pigeon House Mountain, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Berrima NSW, 1842

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Edmund Milne collection
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1897
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Ground edged hatchet head from Byrock, New South Wales

Ground edged hatchet head from Byrock, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Steve Shaw
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1931
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Ground edged hatchet head from Barwon River area, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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Watty
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1931
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Keith Goddard collection
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Warren, New South Wales, Australia
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Hatchet head preform

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wyndham, Western Australia, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Metal hatchet head

Metal hatchet head

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Metal hatchet head

Metal hatchet head

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Marion Downs, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Ground edged hatchet head

Ground edged hatchet head

Roy Barker collection no. 2
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Keith Goddard collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Weetangera, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Small gound edge tool [stone implement]

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Reid, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Stone artefact [stone implement]

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Russell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Russell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Russell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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