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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Model coffin log

Model coffin log

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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American Australian Expedition to Arnhem Land
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Mourning discs

Mourning discs

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Mourning disc

Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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"To all the victims of Bali, RIP" memorial cross

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Pukamani mortuary pole by Leo Parlaunga, Melville or Bathurst Island

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Leo Parlaunga
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stephen Tipuramatameri
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1979
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Decorated and carved wooden pukamani mortuary pole painted by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
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1965
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Ceremonial dance board

Ceremonial dance board

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Wooden charm

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Milikapiti Council collection
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Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

Dorothy Bennett collection
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1974
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Coffin log

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ceremonial, rainmaking, shell ornament

Herbert Keys collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Karingimbi
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1965
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Ceremonial dance stick

Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Milikapiti Council collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kilipiautimi
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1965
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Ceremonial dance stick

Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Carved hollow log coffin

Carved hollow log coffin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djalu Gurruwiwi
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Burial pole

Burial pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Biting bag from North-east Arnhem Land, NT

Biting bag from North-east Arnhem Land, NT

Dr William Warner collection
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr William L. Warner
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1926
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Declan Apuatami
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1979
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Biting bag from North-east Arnhem Land, NT

Biting bag from North-east Arnhem Land, NT

Dr William Warner collection
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charm shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Feathered object

Feathered object

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Plaited fibre strands

Plaited fibre strands

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernie Tipungwuti
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1970
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Carved wooden post

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Milikapiti Council collection
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Ceremonial Morning Star pole

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Milikapiti Council collection
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Ornamental initiation neck piece

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Object used in mortuary practices, Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gondarra
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1977
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Nalalkay
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Ceremonial Waninga

Ceremonial Waninga

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Ceremonial dance stick

Ceremonial dance stick

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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1977
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Milikapiti Council collection
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