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Message stick

Message stick

University of Sydney collection
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Message sticks
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1957
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Message stick

Message stick

University of Sydney collection
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Message sticks
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Starke River, Queensland, Australia
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1957
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Hatchet made from a pebble with a bifacially ground edge

Hatchet made from a pebble with a bifacially ground edge

University of Sydney collection
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Hatchets
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1957
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Digging stick

Digging stick

University of Sydney collection
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Digging sticks
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Kendall River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Head ornament

Head ornament

University of Sydney collection
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Headwear
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

University of Sydney collection
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Armbands
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Not provided
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1957
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Shield

Shield

University of Sydney collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

University of Sydney collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Club

Club

University of Sydney collection
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Clubs
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Deep cylindrical fibre basket

Deep cylindrical fibre basket

University of Sydney collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Kangaroo right fibula awl

Kangaroo right fibula awl

University of Sydney collection
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Awls
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

University of Sydney collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Headband made from continuous loop of eighteen strands of fibre string

Headband made from continuous loop of eighteen strands of fi...

University of Sydney collection
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Headbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Pigmented, deep cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented, deep cylindrical fibre basket

University of Sydney collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Pigmented, deep cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented, deep cylindrical fibre basket

University of Sydney collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearhead

Spearhead

University of Sydney collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Shield

Shield

University of Sydney collection
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Shields
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Gogo, Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Boomerang

Boomerang

University of Sydney collection
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Boomerangs
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

University of Sydney collection
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Personal adornments
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Not provided
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1957
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Digging stick

Digging stick

University of Sydney collection
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Digging sticks
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1957
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Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

University of Sydney collection
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Clapsticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Firedrill

Firedrill

University of Sydney collection
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Firesticks
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Wooden tapstick

Wooden tapstick

University of Sydney collection
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Clapsticks
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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