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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the...

Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Spear

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Spear

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

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Herbert Browne collection
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1920
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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Spearthrower with wooden peg bound with resin and sinew

Spearthrower with wooden peg bound with resin and sinew

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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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Herbert Browne collection
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Gararra (fishing) spear with three wooden prongs that have shell points - made by Rod Mason

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Rodney Mason collection
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Kurnell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rodney Mason
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2011
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Spearthrower with incised pattern

Spearthrower with incised pattern

Louise Thibou Decorated Spearthrower collection
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) and collected by Herbert Basedow in 1913

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1953
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Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Ornament made from a cut and filed baler shell

Ornament made from a cut and filed baler shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Sample of sinew fibre

Sample of sinew fibre

Rodney Mason collection
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Kurnell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rodney Mason
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2011
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Spear

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Professor H Davies collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1933
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Spear

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spear

Ron Bell collection
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Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Australia
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Ron Bell collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Noel and Susan Priest collection
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Papua New Guinea
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Noel Priest
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Spear

Ron Bell collection
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Wooden Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Todmorden Station, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Rounded stone hatchet made from an axe head hafted to a poin...

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy 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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1985
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Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Not provided
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1993
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Spear with hafted wooden head

Spear with hafted wooden head

Professor H Davies collection
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Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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