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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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Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ooyurka

Ooyurka

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Atherton Tableland, Queensland, Australia
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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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Ground edge hatchet head, Broadmeadows, Melbourne [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head, Broadmeadows, Melbourne [stone imp...

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stone scraper

Stone scraper

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone implement

Stone implement

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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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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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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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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Ground edge hatchet head, Portland [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head, Portland [stone implement]

Herbert Keys collection
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Stone artefacts
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Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Top grinding stone

Top grinding stone

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Ground edge stone hatchet head

Ground edge stone hatchet head

Pauline Watson collection
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Stone artefacts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Miss Pauline Watson
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1931
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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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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Kidney-shaped grey slate stone scraper

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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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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Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Tray of stone tools

Tray of stone tools

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone implement

Stone implement

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Top grinding stone

Top grinding stone

Brian Hayden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Brian Hayden
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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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Stone blade

Stone blade

W Bateman collection
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Stone artefacts
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Core

Core

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Stone implement

Stone implement

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Ground edge hatchet head and anvil spot, Fishermans Bend [st...

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Fishermens Bend, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, 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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Stone blade

Stone blade

W Bateman collection
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Stone artefacts
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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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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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Tray of stone tools

Tray of stone tools

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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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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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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Crescent shaped slate scraper

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Polished stone hatchet head, which was unearthed during road...

Department of the Interior collection
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Stone artefacts
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Uriarra Pine Forest, Uriarra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1941
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Stone tool

Stone tool

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Kimberley point preform

Kimberley point preform

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Stone artefacts
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Bifacially flaked pebble tool [stone implement]

Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
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Stone artefacts
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Wave Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ooyurka

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Uniface pebble chopper

Steven Webb collection
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Stone artefacts
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Orroral Valley, Namadgi, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Steven Webb
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1983
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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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Core of pale grey stone

Core of pale grey stone

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Ooyurka

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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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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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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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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