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Club

Club

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Clubs
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1963
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Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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1963
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Shield with cross design on front

Shield with cross design on front

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Clapsticks
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1961
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Woven fibre basket

Woven fibre basket

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Baskets
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Spear

Spear

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spears
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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1963
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Club

Club

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Clubs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Spear

Spear

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spears
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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1963
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Toy ball woven from pandanus leaves

Toy ball woven from pandanus leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Toys
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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1963
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearheads
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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1963
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Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Stan Mitchell collection
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Ceremonial objects
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1963
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Stan Mitchell collection
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Firesticks
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1963
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Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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1963
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Stone pointed drill blade, with use wear evident on the working edge

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Drills
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Stan Mitchell collection
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Personal adornments
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Stan Mitchell collection
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Toys
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Paper bark Sheath

Paper bark Sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Sheaths
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1963
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Rainforest shield - QLD

Rainforest shield - QLD

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Edge ground, stone hafted hatchet

Edge ground, stone hafted hatchet

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Hatchets
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1963
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Stan Mitchell collection
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Personal adornments
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Kodj axe

Kodj axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Axes
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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Stan Mitchell collection
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Toys
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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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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1963
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String bag

String bag

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Bags
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1963
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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1963
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bone tools
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1963
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Fibre sample

Fibre sample

Stan Mitchell collection
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Samples
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Musgrave, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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1963
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Knife

Knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bone tools
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Painting depicts a dugong above and a fish below, both executed in the x-ray style

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Reverend A Dyer collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Hatchet head of flaked stone, hafted in wood

Hatchet head of flaked stone, hafted in wood

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Toys
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Basket woven from palm fronds

Basket woven from palm fronds

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Baskets
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Stone hatchet with decorated pebble head

Stone hatchet with decorated pebble head

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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1963
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Digging sticks
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge-ground, and hafted in bent wood handle

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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