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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) -  human and animal motifs, 1913

Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - human an...

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Club

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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - human and animal tracks, 1913

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with bee and bird motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with incised lizard motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with flower, leaf and bee motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - moth, beetle, lizard and kangaroo motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with moth motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Message stick with pigment

Message stick with pigment

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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) and collected by Herbert Basedow in 1913

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1934
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Southern central, Australia
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1934
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Spear

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South Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Club

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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - grasshopper, 1913

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Bone implement

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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - snake, 1913

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Bark container

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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Bark container

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Spear

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - insect and animal motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Spear

Spear

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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Ornament made from a cut and filed baler shell

Ornament made from a cut and filed baler shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Club

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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Stone knife

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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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South Australia, Australia
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - human figures and floral motifs, 1913

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Wooden container

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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Pendant made from four macropod incisors set in resin.

Pendant made from four macropod incisors set in resin.

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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Stone knife

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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Adze

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - possum

Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - possum

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Spearthrower

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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Club

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Nullarbor Plain, Australia
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1934
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Spearthrower

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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - three human figures

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - two men with spears, shields, and boomerangs, 1913

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Hank of plant fibre string made from the fibre of Psoralea p...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Club

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Eucla, Western Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark container

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Long wooden cylindrical spindle with two short sticks attached, and fibre string wrapped around it

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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Spear

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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eucla, Western Australia, Australia
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