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Resin-hafted stone adze with wooden handle

Resin-hafted stone adze with wooden handle

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Adzes
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Adze

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Adzes
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Adze

Adze

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Adzes
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Adze

Adze

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Adzes
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Adze

Adze

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Adzes
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Adze

Adze

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Adzes
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mulbrung Jack
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1931
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Chisel, made by Paddy Tjangala, 1972

Chisel, made by Paddy Tjangala, 1972

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Adzes
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Tjangala
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1972
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Adzes
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1900
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr E W. Zimmer
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1915
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Adze

Stan Mitchell collection
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Adze

Adze

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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1964
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Wooden adze, Ernabella

Wooden adze, Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Adzes
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Fitzgerald
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1916
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

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Patricia Heath collection
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Adzes
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Adze

Adze

Brian Hayden collection
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Adzes
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Brian Hayden
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1972
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Adze

Adze

Patricia Heath collection
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Adzes
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Adze

Adze

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Adzes
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Boxed set of miniature adze, container, and head ring

Boxed set of miniature adze, container, and head ring

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Adzes
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Patricia Heath collection
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Gascoyne River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Adze

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Adzes
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Adze

Adze

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Clarence Henry
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1914
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Adze

Adze

Keith Goddard collection
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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1948
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