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The Dugong, Inunguluna

The Dugong, Inunguluna

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

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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South East Wind and a Canoe

South East Wind and a Canoe

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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1932
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Spearthrower with incised pattern

Spearthrower with incised pattern

Louise Thibou Decorated Spearthrower collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Australia

Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Austra...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Roebourne, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1889
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Desert, , Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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 Unidentified Sea Fish

Unidentified Sea Fish

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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

AR Eadie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1977
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1963
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Charles Hart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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J W. Lindo
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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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Wooden spearthrower

Wooden spearthrower

Ernabella Arts collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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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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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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Kolbitja
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1969
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

William Ewart Williams collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Bark painting titled Djalambu Emu Dance by Djawa, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Department of Sport Recreation and Tourism collection
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Spearthrowers
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1983
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Gabriella Roy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Wilfred Pootchemunka
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1986
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Spearthrower from Cloncurry, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cloncurry, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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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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Bark painting, Malay  Prau, painted by Yalioura on Groote Eylandt, April 1948

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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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Yalioura
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1948
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower from Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1900

Spearthrower from Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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Bark painting 'Two Mimi Spirits (males) dancing' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Bark painting 'Three Mimi men, spirits of rocks, and turtle' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1963
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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