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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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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

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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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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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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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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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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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1926
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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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

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground axe heads
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Kallakoopah Creek, Simpson Desert, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone tool - Knife

Stone tool - Knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone tools
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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

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

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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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Knife

Knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone tools
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Whetstone (portion) [stone implement]

Whetstone (portion) [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Ground edge blade [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Lake Boga, Lake Boga, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hatchet head preform [stone implement]

Hatchet head preform [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Woodend, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Tarwin, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Cotton's (Kelvedon) reutilised flake

Cotton's (Kelvedon) reutilised flake

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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1926
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Woolamai, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Anvils (stone)
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Woodend North, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Spear

Spear

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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