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Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

MacKenzie collection
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigment

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigment

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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36th Battalion pennant, AIF, First World War, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

36th Battalion pennant, AIF, First World War, associated wit...

Vincent Burns collection
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Clubs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Model bark canoe made from a length of bark joined at an angle with fibre lacin

Model bark canoe made from a length of bark joined at an ang...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

MacKenzie collection
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Shield

Shield

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

MacKenzie collection
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuneree Tribe

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Triangular woven basket

Triangular woven basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Model wooden canoe carved from one log and with charring visible on the outside

Model wooden canoe carved from one log and with charring vis...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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String and shell pendant necklace

String and shell pendant necklace

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Necklaces
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Carved brown and pale green onyx kangaroo figure

Carved brown and pale green onyx kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1926
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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Mexico
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Bulgra
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1920
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Wet specimen - Horse - foetus

Wet specimen - Horse - foetus

MacKenzie collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 Marc...

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Sepia photographs
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Mexico
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Billy Elliot
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1932
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Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

MacKenzie collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Stone hatchet head with a bifacially ground edge, and ground sides

Stone hatchet head with a bifacially ground edge, and ground...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Hatchets
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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Pigmented two-ply fibre string, woven and wound into armband

Pigmented two-ply fibre string, woven and wound into armband

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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String bag

String bag

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human face and protruding ears and a nose

Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human fa...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Stone axe (hatchet) with wooden handle

Stone axe (hatchet) with wooden handle

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Hatchets
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boomerangs
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1985
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Wooden cylindrical walking stick with carved images on the spiral

Wooden cylindrical walking stick with carved images on the s...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Walking-sticks
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Message stick

Message stick

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Evesham Station, Darr River, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Pennants
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Mexico
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1968
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigments

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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