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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

JW Lindo collection
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Spearheads
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J W. Lindo
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Amagula River.

Amagula River.

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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Abadjura
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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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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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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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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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Spear

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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Not provided
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard 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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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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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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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Spearheads
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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The Story of Neminyaniawja The Long  Arm Man.

The Story of Neminyaniawja The Long Arm Man.

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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Namdabida
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1969
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Painting depicts a mirror image of a partially submerged cave

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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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1963
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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

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

Stan Mitchell 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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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Painting depicts bird on tree and goanna

Painting depicts bird on tree and goanna

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bayma
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1963
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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

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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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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Tarunga
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1969
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Iguana and Shark

Iguana and Shark

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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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Orion & the Pleiades

Orion & the Pleiades

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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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Bark painting, Kestrels and Chicks

Bark painting, Kestrels and Chicks

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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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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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

Australian Institute of Anatomy 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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Cape Stewart, North 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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Spearhead

Spearhead

JW Lindo collection
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Spearheads
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J W. Lindo
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Not provided
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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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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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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

Douglas Seaton collection
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Spearheads
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1956
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Igor Zorich
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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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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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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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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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Baijimma
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1969
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