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Mourning disc

Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Mourning discs

Mourning discs

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pukamani mortuary pole by Leo Parlaunga, Melville or Bathurst Island

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Leo Parlaunga
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Ornamental initiation neck piece

Charles Hart collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dorothy Bennett collection
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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Professor Derek Freeman collection
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1977
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Decorated and carved wooden pukamani mortuary pole painted by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Ceremonial objects
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
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1965
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Nalardirr
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1963
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dance stick / wand

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Karingimbi
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1965
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial string cross

Ceremonial string cross

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1973
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

J Davidson collection no. 1
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1984
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Ceremonial Morning Star pole

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ceremonial dance stick

Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Ceremonial pole

Ceremonial pole

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Sandra Holmes collection no. 2
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1974
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Sandra Holmes collection no. 2
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Karingimbi
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1965
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden charm

Wooden charm

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1927
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Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Kilipiautimi
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1965
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden charm

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole by Leo Parlaunga, Melville or Bathurs...

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Leo Parlaunga
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital...
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Munyal
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1984
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Object used in mortuary practices, Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

Y Pettinato collection
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1985
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Ceremonial pole

Ceremonial pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Joe Bereri
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1966
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Biting bag from North-east Arnhem Land, NT

Biting bag from North-east Arnhem Land, NT

Dr William Warner collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole by Sugarbag Kapiti, Melville or Bathu...

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Sugarbag Kapiti
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernie Tipungwuti
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1970
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Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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