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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone scraper

Stone scraper

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1939
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hafted stone blade from Kimberley WA

Hafted stone blade from Kimberley WA

Igor Zorich collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone tool from the banks of the now submerged Molonglo River, Canberra

Stone tool from the banks of the now submerged Molonglo Rive...

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Molonglo River, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Edge-ground hatchet head [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woodend, Victoria, Australia
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Unifacially flaked pebble tool [stone implement]

Unifacially flaked pebble tool [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Victoria, Australia
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1937
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Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Tray of assorted sized and coloured stone microliths

Tray of assorted sized and coloured stone microliths

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Cape Otway, Victoria, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Cape Otway, Victoria, Australia
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1933
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Unifacially flaked pebble tool [stone implement]

Unifacially flaked pebble tool [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone blade

Stone blade

W Bateman collection
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Stone artefacts
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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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Not provided
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1963
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Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone blade

Stone blade

W Bateman collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hatchet head preform [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Victoria, Australia
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Stone blade [stone implement]

Stone blade [stone implement]

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hatchet head preform

Hatchet head preform

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mount King William, Tasmania, Australia
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Ground edged hatchet head

Ground edged hatchet head

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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New South Wales, Australia
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Upper grinding stone

Upper grinding stone

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Muloorina Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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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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Stone artefacts
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Carlsruhe, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Upper grinding stone

Upper grinding stone

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia
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Pigmented, ovoid pebble upper grinding stone

Pigmented, ovoid pebble upper grinding stone

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Stone artefacts
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1968
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Stone

L and T Hackney collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Unfinished stone tool

Unfinished stone tool

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Stone artefacts
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woodend North, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Kidney-shaped grey slate stone scraper

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woodend, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone axe marked in black with

Stone axe marked in black with "Acton 28 near offices" and "...

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Seaspray, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone tool

Stone tool

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Quarry blank [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Victoria, Australia
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Scraper

Scraper

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1940
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Side scraper collected by Henry Moss from Acton Peninsula

Side scraper collected by Henry Moss from Acton Peninsula

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1941
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Thirty-nine stone implements

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Stone artefacts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [stone implement]

Nicolas Peterson collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Nick Peterson
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1966
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Hatchet head preform [stone implement]

Hatchet head preform [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Victoria, Australia
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Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Tray of assorted sized and coloured stone microliths

Tray of assorted sized and coloured stone microliths

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Flake

Flake

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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Stone scraper/blade collected by Henry Moss from Acton Peninsula

Stone scraper/blade collected by Henry Moss from Acton Penin...

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1941
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Stone blade

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Tray of assorted sized and coloured stone microliths

Tray of assorted sized and coloured stone microliths

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Flake

Flake

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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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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Not provided
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1963
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Very thin kidney-shaped grey slate stone scraper

Very thin kidney-shaped grey slate stone scraper

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Flake

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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Tray of assorted sized and coloured stone tools

Tray of assorted sized and coloured stone tools

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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