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The  North-east wind

The North-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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Unawanda
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1948
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearheads
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Spear

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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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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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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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Chasm Is.

Chasm Is.

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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Niretjanga
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1969
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy 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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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

H Robinson collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Kimberley point - stone

Kimberley point - stone

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Shark.

Shark.

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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Bukanda
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1969
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Men making south-east wind (Mamariga).

Men making south-east wind (Mamariga).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Abagera
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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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painting depicts a tall rectangular object, outlined in red with a 'spout' attached at the top

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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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Kulpidja
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1948
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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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Nambinara
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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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Bark paintings
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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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Dalimbu.

Dalimbu.

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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Bukanda
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1969
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Bark painting depicts four creatures, possibly frogs

Bark painting depicts four creatures, possibly frogs

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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A  Dreaming of the Mandalbui People (On Bark: Dance of  the Dreamtime Salmons).

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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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 - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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The Gecko, Ipilja-ipila

The Gecko, Ipilja-ipila

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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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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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South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nemigilagum
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Barawind.

Barawind.

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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Djabargu
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1969
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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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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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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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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anawanda
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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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Prau

Prau

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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Nagingapa Naminyamanja
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1969
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Not provided
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1938
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley stone point

Kimberley stone point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

JW Lindo collection
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Spearheads
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J W. Lindo
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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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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearheads
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Igor Zorich 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

Florence Gaby collection
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