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Bilou bowl and stand made from coconut shell, used for drinking yaqona

Bilou bowl and stand made from coconut shell, used for drink...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Bowls
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Fiji
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Manoa Rasigatale
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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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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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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Crescent shaped stone scraper

Crescent shaped stone scraper

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stand for a bilou bowl made from coconut shell

Stand for a bilou bowl made from coconut shell

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Vessel stands
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Fiji
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Manoa Rasigatale
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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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Woven palm leaf armband

Woven palm leaf armband

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Armbands
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Poss, Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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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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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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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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Crescent shaped stone scraper

Crescent shaped stone scraper

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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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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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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Flat woven basket

Flat woven basket

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Baskets
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Buka Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Stone implement

Stone implement

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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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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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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Piece of Australian red ochre

Piece of Australian red ochre

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Ochre
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Australia
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Mr Victor Carell
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1953
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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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Taku Misi sea urchin and shell necklace

Taku Misi sea urchin and shell necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Samoa
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Mr Victor Carell
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Carved wooden crocodile from Malol Mission, Papua New Guinea

Carved wooden crocodile from Malol Mission, Papua New Guinea

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Wood carvings
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West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Savan
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1955
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Bilou bowl made from coconut shell

Bilou bowl made from coconut shell

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Bowls
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Fiji
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Manoa Rasigatale
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Tusk ornament

Tusk ornament

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Ornaments
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Angoram, Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1977
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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
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Musical drums
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Aitape, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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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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Shell pendant necklace

Shell pendant necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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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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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone artefacts
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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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Carved wooden figure of the male god 'Tangaroa'

Carved wooden figure of the male god 'Tangaroa'

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Wood carvings
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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Bamboo drum stick

Bamboo drum stick

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Drum sticks
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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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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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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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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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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Bifacially flaked stone axe

Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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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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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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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

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Paddles
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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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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Plaited strands of fibrous material

Plaited strands of fibrous material

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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String
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1984
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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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Carved wooden mask of the face of Ayi Wurarau, from Malol Mission

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Brere Awol
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1955
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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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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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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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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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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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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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Plaited strands of fibrous material

Plaited strands of fibrous material

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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String
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1984
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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
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Percussion instruments
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Shell and coconut fibre hand fan

Shell and coconut fibre hand fan

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Hand fans
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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1962
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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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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
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Forks
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Deuba, Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1984
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Length of plaited magimagi string

Length of plaited magimagi string

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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String
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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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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