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Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1979
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Incised Wandjina figure

Incised Wandjina figure

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Neta
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1979
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by To...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Unglazed teapot attributed to Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, around 1977

Unglazed teapot attributed to Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1972
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Stone slab with an incised large snake arching over a collection of shields, a club, a spearthrower, an axe, a canoe and two kettle-shaped objects

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Slab of stone with incised snake, turtle, stingray and items like boomerangs, baskets and a club

Slab of stone with incised snake, turtle, stingray and items...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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1979
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Didjeridu

Didjeridu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Didjeridus
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tju...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Ancestral goannas at the  Gurkawuy River.

Ancestral goannas at the Gurkawuy River.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili
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1979
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Stone with incised Wandjina figures

Stone with incised Wandjina figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shields
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1979
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Painting depicts large snake-like fish

Painting depicts large snake-like fish

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djamika M. Munungurr
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1979
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Painting depicts two large long fish facing opposite directions

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyanbi
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1979
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Wandjina figure

Wandjina figure

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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David Mowaljarlai
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1979
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Didjeridus
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1979
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Painting depicts a Wandjina figure

Painting depicts a Wandjina figure

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Painting depicts two Wandjina heads

Painting depicts two Wandjina heads

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Ceremonial dance headdress -

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Headdresses
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1979
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Declan Apuatami
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1979
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Irregular-shaped stone slab with incised designs of the head...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy H. Teeampi
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1979
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Carved stone board with incised Wandjinas in a bush setting

Carved stone board with incised Wandjinas in a bush setting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Woven Wool Rug

Woven Wool Rug

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceremonial objects
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stephen Tipuramatameri
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1979
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Irregularly shaped stone slab with Wandjina head and two fig...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Painting depicts a Wandjina figure

Painting depicts a Wandjina figure

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board
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1979
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Painting depicts a Wandjina head

Painting depicts a Wandjina head

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board
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1979
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Baingaru, the freshwater bream & Djiltminyir, the rifle fish.

Baingaru, the freshwater bream & Djiltminyir, the rifle fish...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djatdjanarrlil
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1979
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Carved wooden figure by Declan Apuatami, Bathurst Island, 1979

Carved wooden figure by Declan Apuatami, Bathurst Island, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Declan Apuatami
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1979
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