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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

Marion Flanigan collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knife with bullock horn handle

Knife with bullock horn handle

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Knife

Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhesive

Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhe...

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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1977
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Handpainted knife

Handpainted knife

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Flaked glass blade hafted in wooden handle

Flaked glass blade hafted in wooden handle

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Knife

Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Manyallaluk, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laturumba
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1983
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hooked blade brush knife

Hooked blade brush knife

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Thompson Family collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone hafted knife blade

Stone hafted knife blade

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Long cylindrical wooden stone-bladed knife with a pointed proximal end

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Bamboo beheading knife

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Keith Goddard collection
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1948
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Knife with plastic sheath, used by Kenny Brown

Knife with plastic sheath, used by Kenny Brown

Kenny Brown collection
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Mr Kenny Brown
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Stone knife

Jack Giuliano collection
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Shell knife

Shell knife

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

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and si...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Dough knife with a metal blade attached to a wooden handle

ET Fealy collection
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Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Kitchen knife

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Knife used to castrate cattle

Knife used to castrate cattle

Leo Murphy collection
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Arrabury, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Leo J. Murphy
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1940
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