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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...

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Smoking pipes
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuneree Tribe

Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuner...

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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pigmented two-ply fibre string, woven and wound into armband

Pigmented two-ply fibre string, woven and wound into armband

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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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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

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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Boomerang

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Wooden cylindrical walking stick with carved images on the spiral

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

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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Shield

Shield

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Pigmented, two-ply fibre string, woven and wound into armband

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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Louth, New South Wales, Australia
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Stone hatchet head with a bifacially ground edge, and ground sides

Stone hatchet head with a bifacially ground edge, and ground...

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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

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Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

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1985
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Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human face and protruding ears and a nose

Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human fa...

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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, 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...

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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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Stone axe (hatchet) with wooden handle

Stone axe (hatchet) with wooden handle

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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Western Australia, Australia
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Model bark canoe made from a length of bark joined at an angle with fibre lacin

Model bark canoe made from a length of bark joined at an ang...

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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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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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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

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Evesham Station, Darr River, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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String bag

String bag

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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Queensland, Australia
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1985
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String and shell pendant necklace

String and shell pendant necklace

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Necklaces
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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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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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

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Northern Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

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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...

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Knives
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

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1985
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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Spearheads
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Digging stick

Digging stick

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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Boomerang

Boomerang

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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

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1985
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