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Spearthrower

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrower with incised pattern

Spearthrower with incised pattern

Louise Thibou Decorated Spearthrower collection
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harry Lamilami
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1966
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Spearthrower

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University of Sydney collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Spearthrowers
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1965
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66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Spearthrower from Byrock, New South Wales, 1912

Spearthrower from Byrock, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1912
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Odette O'Neill collection
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrower

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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Spearthrower

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stan Mitchell collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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'Fight between Crocodile-man and Stingray-man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

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Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Ancestral hero of the Yirritya moiety: Banaitja (Lanytjung) and Yirritya animals.

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1963
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Spearthrower

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Bark painting depicting a totemic crocodile by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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Spearthrower

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Patricia Heath collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Gabriella Roy collection
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1986
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Timber spearthrower from [...Eastern Sydney, 1924...?]

Timber spearthrower from [...Eastern Sydney, 1924...?]

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1924
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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Spearthrower

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Edmund Milne collection
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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Spearthrower

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Spearthrower, 1914

Spearthrower, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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1914
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 191...

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Spearthrower

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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1914
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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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Spearthrower

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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Ten Bullariidae Bulla Adamsi shells

Ten Bullariidae Bulla Adamsi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Birds by Jimmy Namiridali Nonganyari, Croker Island, 1965

Birds by Jimmy Namiridali Nonganyari, Croker Island, 1965

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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January N. Namiridali
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1965
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Spearthrower

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Bark painting

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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Spearthrower

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JC Le Souef collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1982
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Spearthrower

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Bark painting 'Tortoises and fresh water crocodiles' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1963
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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University of Sydney collection
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Starcke River, Queensland, Australia
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1957
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Gabriella Roy collection
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Wilfred Pootchemunka
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1986
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Bark painting 'Rainbow snake in the stone country of Gumadir' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1968

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1968
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Janet Mathews collection no. 1
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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1966
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Spearthrower from Western Australia

Spearthrower from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Benjamin Landara
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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1964
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Spearthrower 'miru', used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
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Reggie Jackson
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2001
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Spearthrower

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1926
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J Davidson collection no. 1
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1984
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