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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Flaked glass blade hafted in wooden handle

Flaked glass blade hafted in wooden handle

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Stone hafted knife blade

Stone hafted knife blade

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Thompson Family collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhesive

Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhe...

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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1977
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Manyallaluk, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laturumba
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Knife with bullock horn handle

Knife with bullock horn handle

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hooked blade brush knife

Hooked blade brush knife

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1918
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Olfa knife

Olfa knife

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife blade

Stone knife blade

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Brian Hayden
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Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Glass bifacial point sharpened and worked to form knife-like...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Tanged metal knife blade

Tanged metal knife blade

Dulcie Levitt collection
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Decorated stone knife

Decorated stone knife

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucy Wilika
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1984
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Stone knife

Stone knife

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Dough knife with a metal blade attached to a wooden handle

ET Fealy collection
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Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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