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Wood carving of a male figure in human form

Wood carving of a male figure in human form

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Wood carvings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Liegerang
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Wood carving of a female figure in human form

Wood carving of a female figure in human form

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Wood carvings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Ronald M. Berndt
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Painting depicts a large sawfish surrounded by two turtles and three stingrays

Painting depicts a large sawfish surrounded by two turtles a...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Spear

Spear

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Headband made from a skein of totemic emblem string

Headband made from a skein of totemic emblem string

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Waistbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spear

Spear

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spear

Spear

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Abadjura
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1926
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Gunabib Ceremony On Bark: Kunapipi. Inv:

Gunabib Ceremony On Bark: Kunapipi. Inv:

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Magani
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Spear

Spear

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Baskets
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Headband

Headband

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented armband made of fibre string wound on cane

Pigmented armband made of fibre string wound on cane

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Fire drill

Fire drill

Dr William Warner collection
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Fire-making equipment
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Mallets
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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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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Ceremonial objects
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr William L. Warner
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1926
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Pigmented headband

Pigmented headband

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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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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Ceremonial objects
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr William L. Warner
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1926
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or

Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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The Wagilag Sisters

The Wagilag Sisters

Wagilag Sisters collection
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Bark paintings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1920
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Waistbands
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Mud Crabs Dreaming (from bark) Sacred rocks, freshwater well...

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Galiwinku, Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gulwa
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Diver Duck and  Related Dancers from the Bubabuingu Hollow Log.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Darringwui
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spear

Spear

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre strin...

Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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