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Hand made pick

Hand made pick

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Picks
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Decorated wooden shield

Decorated wooden shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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New South Wales, Australia
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1964
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Baskets
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearheads
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Bone tools
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1935
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Shield

Shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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New South Wales, Australia
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1964
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Adze

Adze

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Adzes
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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1964
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1946
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Boomerangs
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Tea Tree Well, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Knives
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Ground edge hatchet head, collected from Kilcunda, Victoria

Ground edge hatchet head, collected from Kilcunda, Victoria

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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Rainforest shield, QLD

Rainforest shield, QLD

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1964
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Firedrill sheath

Firedrill sheath

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Firesticks
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Club

Club

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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1964
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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1964
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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1964
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Firesticks
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Club

Club

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Firesticks
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Hafted stone axe with head bifacially flaked

Hafted stone axe with head bifacially flaked

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Wimmera, Victoria, Australia
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1964
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Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Ground edge hatchet head, Broadmeadows, Melbourne [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head, Broadmeadows, Melbourne [stone imp...

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Shield

Shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1964
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Lower grinding stone

Lower grinding stone

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Grinding stones
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Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Waistbands
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Long cylindrical wooden stone-bladed knife with a pointed proximal end

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Knives
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Personal adornments
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Not provided
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1964
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Whetstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Kimberley points

Kimberley points

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearheads
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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1964
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1946
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Boab nut pigmented and incised with geometric design

Boab nut pigmented and incised with geometric design

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Nut carvings
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1964
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Conical fibre basket

Conical fibre basket

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Baskets
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Northern Australia, Australia
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1964
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Hollow cylindrical wood pipe, blocked at the distal end and with a crab claw bowl inserted in a hole

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Smoking pipes
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Northern Australia, Australia
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1964
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1964
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Hand made pick

Hand made pick

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Picks
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1964
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Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked, edge ground, pigmented and hafted

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1964
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Kerang, Victoria, Australia
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Unifacially flaked pebble tool [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Cape Patterson, Victoria, Australia
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Unifacially flaked pebble tool [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Victoria, Australia
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Waisted hatchet head [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Narrawong, Victoria, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Stone artefacts
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Inverleigh, Victoria, Australia
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Core [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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