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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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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

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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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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Spears
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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

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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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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Spearthrowers
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1920
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Spear

Spear

Herbert Browne collection
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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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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Spear

Spear

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Spears
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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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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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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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

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Spear

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Spears
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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

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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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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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

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Spearthrowers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spear

JW Lindo collection
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Spears
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J W. Lindo
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Spear collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

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Herbert Browne collection
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Spears
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1920
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Spearthrower

E Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower, by Erlikilyika

Spearthrower, by Erlikilyika

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika
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1934
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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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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Hafted stone ground edge hatchet, with a handle of bent split wood

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Lake Hindmarsh, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Spearthrower 'miru', 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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Spearthrowers
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Blackstone, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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2001
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Wooden Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Spear

Ron Bell collection
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Spears
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Spear

Spear

JW Lindo collection
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Spears
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J W. Lindo
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Weapon - Spear

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spears
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Spear

Spear

JW Lindo collection
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Spears
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J W. Lindo
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Unfinished mulga wood spearthrower 'miru', carved at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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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

Spear

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spears
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Not provided
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1985
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Spear

Spear

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spears
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Not provided
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1963
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Spear

Spear

JW Lindo collection
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Spears
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J W. Lindo
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Spear

Spear

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Spear

Ron Bell collection
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Weapon - Spear

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spears
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Western Desert, , Australia
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1975
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Spear

Spear

E Milne collection
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Spears
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Tilba Tilba, New South Wales, Australia
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Naium
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1931
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Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Darlot, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1894
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Frome, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Spearthrower, by Erlikilyika

Spearthrower, by Erlikilyika

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika
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1934
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Spear

Ron Bell collection
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