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Charm bone

Charm bone

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Ceremonial objects
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1990
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

Y Pettinato collection
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1985
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

J Davidson collection no. 1
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1984
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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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Wooden charm

Wooden charm

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1927
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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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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Stan Mitchell collection
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1963
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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

Dorothy Bennett collection
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1974
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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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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden charm

Wooden charm

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1990
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Sandra Holmes collection no. 2
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1974
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