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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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Round split cane coiled basket

Round split cane coiled basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Cylindrical wooden smoking pipe with a metal bowl, and incised designs

Cylindrical wooden smoking pipe with a metal bowl, and incis...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Smoking pipes
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigment

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigment

Australian Institute of Anatomy 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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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden cylindrical walking stick with carved images on the spiral

Wooden cylindrical walking stick with carved images on the s...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Walking-sticks
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Northern Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Split cane armlet bound with string and covered with beeswax, pigment, feathers, and human hair

Split cane armlet bound with string and covered with beeswax...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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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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Knives
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1985
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Triangular woven basket

Triangular woven basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Louth, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Two-ply string twisted back on itself and strung on two ply fibre string forming a fringed apron

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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1985
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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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Knives
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

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Personal adornments
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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1985
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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1985
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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Split cane armlet bound with string and covered with beeswax, red and white pigment, and with feather tassels attached with human hair string

Split cane armlet bound with string and covered with beeswax...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Model wooden canoe carved from one log and with charring visible on the outside

Model wooden canoe carved from one log and with charring vis...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Models
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Clubs
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Cylindrical piece of wood hollowed out to form a shallow dugout canoe model

Cylindrical piece of wood hollowed out to form a shallow dug...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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String and shell pendant necklace

String and shell pendant necklace

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Necklaces
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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