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Oval shells on string

Oval shells on string

Douglas Seaton collection
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Pendants
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Douglas Seaton collection
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Boomerangs
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Hafted stone blade from Kimberley WA

Hafted stone blade from Kimberley WA

Igor Zorich collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hatchet head [stone implement]

Hatchet head [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Crescent shaped stone scraper

Crescent shaped stone scraper

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Stone artefacts
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hobbys Yards, New South Wales, Australia
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Animal long bone awl

Animal long bone awl

Douglas Seaton collection
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Awls
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Babinda, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Upper grinding stone

Upper grinding stone

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Stone artefacts
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Tjanpi Desert Weavers
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Bogan Pick [stone implement]

Bogan Pick [stone implement]

Gabriella Roy collection
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Stone artefacts
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Piece of petrified wood

Piece of petrified wood

Keith Goddard collection
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Stone artefacts
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Bellambi, New South Wales, Australia
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Ooyurka

Ooyurka

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Yellow ochre

Yellow ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Specimens
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Ground edge hatchet head, Portland [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head, Portland [stone implement]

Herbert Keys collection
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Stone artefacts
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Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Stone blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ground edge stone hatchet head

Ground edge stone hatchet head

Pauline Watson collection
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Stone artefacts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Miss Pauline Watson
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1931
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Tula slug, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Tula slug, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Kimberley point preform

Kimberley point preform

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Stone artefacts
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Firestick

Firestick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Firesticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Douglas Seaton collection
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Knives
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Forest Reefs, New South Wales, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Knife

Knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Piece of petrified wood

Piece of petrified wood

Keith Goddard collection
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Stone artefacts
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Bellambi, New South Wales, Australia
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Hatchet handle

Hatchet handle

Douglas Seaton collection
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Tool handles
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Message sticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Bifacially flaked stone axe

Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hatchet head [stone implement]

Hatchet head [stone implement]

Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
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Stone artefacts
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Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Australia
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Top grinding stone

Top grinding stone

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1939
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Unfinished stone tool

Unfinished stone tool

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Stone artefacts
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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Hand axe and stone flakes [stone implement]

Hand axe and stone flakes [stone implement]

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Douglas Seaton collection
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Containers
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Stone scraper

Stone scraper

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Bottom grinding stone

Bottom grinding stone

Douglas Seaton collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Atherton Tableland, Queensland, Australia
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Bifacially flaked stone axe

Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Daroobalgie, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Douglas Seaton collection
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Spearheads
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1956
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Abrus seeds

Abrus seeds

Douglas Seaton collection
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Seeds
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Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Retouched blade [stone implement]

Retouched blade [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Red stone fake, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Red stone fake, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Keith Goddard collection
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Stone artefacts
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Digging sticks
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone Blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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