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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone tool - Knife

Stone tool - Knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone tools
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground axe heads
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Kallakoopah Creek, Simpson Desert, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Knife

Knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone tools
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Bream Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Tarwin, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container

Horne-Bowie collection
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Containers
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Retouched flakes
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Ginwillie
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Tula blade [stone implement]

Tula blade [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Retouched flakes
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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?Core [stone implement]

?Core [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Cores
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Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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1926
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Children's drawing stick

Children's drawing stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Drawing instruments
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Tarwin, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Horne-Bowie collection
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Animal traps
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Campaspe River, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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