Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Forest Reefs, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Forest Reefs, New South Wales, Australia filter
Stone implement

Stone implement

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
Apply Peter Bindon collection no. 3 filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Peter Bindon
Apply Peter Bindon filter
Piece of Australian red ochre

Piece of Australian red ochre

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1953
Apply 1953 filter
Kimberley point preform

Kimberley point preform

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
Apply Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2 filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Wooden paddle, which was used in perfomances of Ru's Canoe, and presented to Victor Carell by the Government of the Cook Islands in 1969

Wooden paddle, which was used in perfomances of Ru's Canoe, ...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Paddles
Apply Paddles filter
Cook Islands
Apply Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Hatchet head [stone implement]

Hatchet head [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
Apply HP Moss collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
Apply Enid Bowden collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Normanton, Queensland, Australia
Apply Normanton, Queensland, Australia filter
Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Personal adornments
Apply Personal adornments filter
Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, Oceania
Apply Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, Oceania filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Hatchet head

Hatchet head

HP Moss collection
Apply HP Moss collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr Henry P. Moss
Apply Mr Henry P. Moss filter
1939
Apply 1939 filter
Bracelet woven from red, green, blue and yellow threads in a triangle pattern on red thread

Bracelet woven from red, green, blue and yellow threads in a...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Bracelets
Apply Bracelets filter
Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1955
Apply 1955 filter
Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Modern copy of a carved wooden fork of the type used in 'ritual cannibal feasts' in Fiji

Modern copy of a carved wooden fork of the type used in 'rit...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Forks
Apply Forks filter
Deuba, Fiji
Apply Deuba, Fiji filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1984
Apply 1984 filter
Knife

Knife

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
Bracelet woven from red and green threads in a triangle pattern on red thread

Bracelet woven from red and green threads in a triangle patt...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Bracelets
Apply Bracelets filter
Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1955
Apply 1955 filter
Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Keith Goddard collection
Apply Keith Goddard collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Toorale, New South Wales, Australia filter
Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
Apply Enid Bowden collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Normanton, Queensland, Australia
Apply Normanton, Queensland, Australia filter
Ooyurka

Ooyurka

Douglas Seaton collection
Apply Douglas Seaton collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Russell River, Queensland, Australia
Apply Russell River, Queensland, Australia filter
Carved wooden kundu, used by Beth Dean as an accompaniment concert demonstrations around the world

Carved wooden kundu, used by Beth Dean as an accompaniment c...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Musical drums
Apply Musical drums filter
Aitape, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Apply Aitape, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1955
Apply 1955 filter
Retouched blade [stone implement]

Retouched blade [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Daroobalgie, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Daroobalgie, New South Wales, Australia filter
Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Bifacially flaked stone axe

Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ground edge hatchet head, Portland [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head, Portland [stone implement]

Herbert Keys collection
Apply Herbert Keys collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Portland, Victoria, Australia
Apply Portland, Victoria, Australia filter
Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Bamboo drum stick

Bamboo drum stick

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Drum sticks
Apply Drum sticks filter
Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1955
Apply 1955 filter
Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
Apply Douglas Seaton collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Atherton Tableland, Queensland, Australia
Apply Atherton Tableland, Queensland, Australia filter
Ground edge hatchet head, Broadmeadows, Melbourne [stone implement]

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

Dr Robert Wishart collection
Apply Dr Robert Wishart collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Hobbys Yards, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Hobbys Yards, New South Wales, Australia filter
Hatchet head [stone implement]

Hatchet head [stone implement]

Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
Apply Darrell Lewis collection no. 1 filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Australia filter
Carved wooden mask of the face of Ayi Wurarau, from Malol Mission

Carved wooden mask of the face of Ayi Wurarau, from Malol Mi...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Masks
Apply Masks filter
Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
Brere Awol
Apply Brere Awol filter
1955
Apply 1955 filter
Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia filter
Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Stone tool from the banks of the now submerged Molonglo River, Canberra

Stone tool from the banks of the now submerged Molonglo Rive...

HP Moss collection
Apply HP Moss collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Molonglo River, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Molonglo River, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr Henry P. Moss
Apply Mr Henry P. Moss filter
Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Shell and seed necklace

Shell and seed necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Necklaces
Apply Necklaces filter
Cook Islands
Apply Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Wooden To'bre drum set, of a drum and three drum sticks

Wooden To'bre drum set, of a drum and three drum sticks

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Percussion instruments
Apply Percussion instruments filter
Cook Islands
Apply Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Nangerybone, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Nangerybone, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Upper grinding stone

Upper grinding stone

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
Apply Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Tjanpi Desert Weavers
Apply Tjanpi Desert Weavers filter
Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Wooden fighting club with Sennit 'mag magi' patterning, presented to Victor Carell by the Government of Fiji

Wooden fighting club with Sennit 'mag magi' patterning, pres...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
Kabara Island, Lau Eastern group, Fiji
Apply Kabara Island, Lau Eastern group, Fiji filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Necklaces
Apply Necklaces filter
Cook Islands
Apply Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Piece of petrified wood

Piece of petrified wood

Keith Goddard collection
Apply Keith Goddard collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Bellambi, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Bellambi, New South Wales, Australia filter
Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
Apply Horne-Bowie collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
Apply Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia filter
Miss Helen Bowie
Apply Miss Helen Bowie filter
Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Necklaces
Apply Necklaces filter
Cook Islands
Apply Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
Apply Enid Bowden collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Normanton, Queensland, Australia
Apply Normanton, Queensland, Australia filter
Stone blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
Apply Enid Bowden collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Normanton, Queensland, Australia
Apply Normanton, Queensland, Australia filter
Carved wooden figure of the male god 'Tangaroa'

Carved wooden figure of the male god 'Tangaroa'

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Wood carvings
Apply Wood carvings filter
Cook Islands
Apply Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
Apply Peter Bindon collection no. 3 filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Peter Bindon
Apply Peter Bindon filter
Woven palm leaf armband

Woven palm leaf armband

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Armbands
Apply Armbands filter
Poss, Cook Islands
Apply Poss, Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
Small wooden carving of 'Tambaran' figure

Small wooden carving of 'Tambaran' figure

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Wood carvings
Apply Wood carvings filter
Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1965
Apply 1965 filter
Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Necklaces
Apply Necklaces filter
Cook Islands
Apply Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
Apply Enid Bowden collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Normanton, Queensland, Australia
Apply Normanton, Queensland, Australia filter
Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
Apply Keith Goddard collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Stone artefacts
Apply Stone artefacts filter
Mulka, South Australia, Australia
Apply Mulka, South Australia, Australia filter
Shell and coconut fibre hand fan

Shell and coconut fibre hand fan

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Hand fans
Apply Hand fans filter
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Apply Rarotonga, Cook Islands filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1962
Apply 1962 filter
Load more objects