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Painting depicts a large sawfish surrounded by two turtles and three stingrays

Painting depicts a large sawfish surrounded by two turtles a...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Bark painting depicting a bird, Groote Eylandt NT

Bark painting depicting a bird, Groote Eylandt NT

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearheads
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearheads
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearheads
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Snake Jinngbirna.

Snake Jinngbirna.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanungunda
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1969
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Snake Jiningbirna.

Snake Jiningbirna.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanungunda
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1969
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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Mr Igor Zorich
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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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Not provided
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1985
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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The Magellan Clouds

The Magellan Clouds

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Kimberley point

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Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangiliana
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Painting depicts a rectangular figure with a diamond pattern down the centre

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanuwunda
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1948
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearheads
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The Moon, Jumauria

The Moon, Jumauria

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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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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Not provided
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Malay Prau

Malay Prau

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Two quartzite flaked stone spearheads, bundled in bark sheath and secured with textile strips

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearheads
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Ngilipitji, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

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Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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'Bama Bama story - rats from  Manguldji', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1967

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Darrell Lewis collection no. 2
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Spearheads
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Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearheads
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Unidentified

Unidentified

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yalioura
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1948
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Glass blade from Kimberley

Glass blade from Kimberley

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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Mr Igor Zorich
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Night Dwelling Spirit, Gurumuka

Night Dwelling Spirit, Gurumuka

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tatalara
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1948
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Wood carving - female human figure - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - female human figure - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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South East Wind

South East Wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mo:ta
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1948
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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