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Red sun hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

Red sun hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Hats
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Roma Dulhunty
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1976
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Coward Springs, South Australia, Australia
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Red woollen crocheted beret-style hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

Red woollen crocheted beret-style hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Berets
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Roma Dulhunty
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1976
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, 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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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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'Hollow log' portable cabin, used on geological surveys by Dr John and Roma Dulhunty

'Hollow log' portable cabin, used on geological surveys by D...

John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Caravans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Dr John Dulhunty
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1975
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Sample - Plant

Sample - Plant

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Captain Charles Sturt
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1874
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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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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

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Not provided
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1963
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Horne-Bowie collection
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Pendants
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

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

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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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]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, 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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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

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Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spinning top

Spinning top

Horne-Bowie collection
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Centre of gravity toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spear

Ron Bell collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Toy boomerang

Toy boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spinning top

Spinning top

Horne-Bowie collection
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Centre of gravity toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Ginwillie
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1922
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

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

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Toy boomerang

Toy boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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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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Not provided
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1963
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

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Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spinning top

Spinning top

Horne-Bowie collection
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Centre of gravity toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Not provided
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1963
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

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Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Not provided
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1963
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Charm bone

Charm bone

Horne-Bowie collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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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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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Keith Goddard collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ron Bell collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Digging sticks
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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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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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

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Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Not provided
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1963
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Nosebone

Nosebone

Horne-Bowie collection
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Personal adornments
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Shell pendant, Wangkangurru people

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shells
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Not provided
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1963
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Rounded mourning cap of pipe clay

Rounded mourning cap of pipe clay

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mourning clothing
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spear

Ron Bell collection
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Spears
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, 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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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Backed artefact [stone implement]

Backed artefact [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Adze

Adze

Horne-Bowie collection
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Adzes
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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