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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Enid Bowden collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Containers
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Knife

Knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone tools
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Flake [stone implement]

Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Tula slug [stone implement]

Tula slug [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Retouched flakes
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Enid Bowden collection
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Personal adornments
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Lagrange, Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Stone tool [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades (stone)
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Enid Bowden collection
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Waistbands
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1987
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Square plant fibre basket

Square plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Winnie Moongotema
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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William Creek Station, South Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Stone tool [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Cylindrical pandanus fibre basket - made by Gindjimirri, Mil...

Enid Bowden collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Gindjimirri
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Boomerang - Ernabella

Boomerang - Ernabella

Enid Bowden collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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William Creek Station, South Australia, Australia
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Carved wooden sculpture in the form of a possum, incised and with pigmented designs on both sides - Yirrkala

Carved wooden sculpture in the form of a possum, incised and...

Enid Bowden collection
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Pubic cover - incised pearl shell

Pubic cover - incised pearl shell

Enid Bowden collection
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Personal adornments
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Stone tool [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades (stone)
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades (stone)
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades (stone)
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Split cane armband with feathers

Split cane armband with feathers

Enid Bowden collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Bags
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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William Creek Station, South Australia, Australia
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Armband consisting of a circlet of split cane bound with two ply fibre string with remnants of feathers in adhesive, pigmented overall

Armband consisting of a circlet of split cane bound with two...

Enid Bowden collection
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Long, hollow wooden cylinder forming a smoking pipe

Long, hollow wooden cylinder forming a smoking pipe

Enid Bowden collection
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Smoking pipes
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Core [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Cores
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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Jungii
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Hooked boomerang  - Mornington Island

Hooked boomerang - Mornington Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Kiata, Victoria, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Tula slug [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Retouched flakes
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Bags
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Ball of light coloured two-ply string made from human hair

Enid Bowden collection
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String
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Carved wooden sinuous snake

Carved wooden sinuous snake

Enid Bowden collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1987
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Enid Bowden collection
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Didjeridus
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Core [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Cores
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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Unmodified flakes
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Strangways Homestead, South Australia, Australia
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Floor rug, woollen- Ernabella

Floor rug, woollen- Ernabella

Enid Bowden collection
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Floor rugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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