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
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
Apply Ursula McConnel collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Archer River, Queensland, Australia
Apply Archer River, Queensland, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1927
Apply 1927 filter
Spearthrower, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

Spearthrower, part of a set of the hunting and gathering too...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Apply Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia filter
1951
Apply 1951 filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Gerhardt Laves collection
Apply Gerhardt Laves collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
Apply Horne-Bowie collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Victoria, Australia
Apply Victoria, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1926
Apply 1926 filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
Apply American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c... filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Charles P. Mountford
Apply Mr Charles P. Mountford filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Spearthrower 'miru', used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

Spearthrower 'miru', used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance...

Maruku Arts collection no. 2
Apply Maruku Arts collection no. 2 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
Apply Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ... filter
Reggie Jackson
Apply Reggie Jackson filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
Apply Dr Robert Wishart collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Queensland, Australia
Apply Queensland, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1964
Apply 1964 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
Apply Patricia Heath collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Roebourne, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Roebourne, Western Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1889
Apply 1889 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
Apply Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Spearthrower from Coward Springs, South Australia

Spearthrower from Coward Springs, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Coward Springs, South Australia, Australia
Apply Coward Springs, South Australia, Australia filter
Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
Apply Palmer River, Queensland, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visito...

Herbert Browne collection
Apply Herbert Browne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
Apply L and T Hackney collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Thomas P. Hackney
Apply Mr Thomas P. Hackney filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
Apply Horne-Bowie collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Victoria, Australia
Apply Victoria, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1926
Apply 1926 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
Apply L and T Hackney collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Thomas P. Hackney
Apply Mr Thomas P. Hackney filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1895
Apply 1895 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
Apply Australian Institute of Anatomy collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Queensland, Australia
Apply Queensland, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
Apply Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Igor Zorich collection
Apply Igor Zorich collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
Apply Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
Apply L and T Hackney collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Thomas P. Hackney
Apply Mr Thomas P. Hackney filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Spearthrower from Western Australia

Spearthrower from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Western Australia, Australia
Apply Western Australia, Australia filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Igor Zorich collection
Apply Igor Zorich collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
Apply Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Central Australian souvenirs collection
Apply Central Australian souvenirs collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Mervyn Meggitt collection
Apply Mervyn Meggitt collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1953
Apply 1953 filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Janet Mathews collection no. 1
Apply Janet Mathews collection no. 1 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Nowra, New South Wales, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1966
Apply 1966 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
Apply Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1932
Apply 1932 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
Apply American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c... filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Charles P. Mountford
Apply Mr Charles P. Mountford filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Elliptical-shaped spearthrower carved and painted with Australian Coat of Arms, from Queensland

Elliptical-shaped spearthrower carved and painted with Austr...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Elliptical shaped spearthrower, attributed to Coranderrk

Elliptical shaped spearthrower, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
Apply Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
Apply Alberga River, South Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
Apply American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c... filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Charles P. Mountford
Apply Mr Charles P. Mountford filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
Apply Patricia Heath collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Murchison, Western Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
Apply L and T Hackney collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Thomas P. Hackney
Apply Mr Thomas P. Hackney filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
Apply Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
Apply JW Lindo collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
J W. Lindo
Apply J W. Lindo filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
Apply JW Lindo collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Lake Frome, South Australia, Australia
Apply Lake Frome, South Australia, Australia filter
J W. Lindo
Apply J W. Lindo filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
Apply Professor Adolphus Elkin collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
Apply JC Le Souef collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Apply North Queensland, Queensland, Australia filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

John Magers collection
Apply John Magers collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Alexander Morrison
Apply Alexander Morrison filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
Apply JW Lindo collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
J W. Lindo
Apply J W. Lindo filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
Apply The Australian Scene collection no. 2 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Western Australia, Australia
Apply Western Australia, Australia filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Department of Sport Recreation and Tourism collection
Apply Department of Sport Recreation and Tourism collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1983
Apply 1983 filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
Apply American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c... filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Anawanda
Apply Anawanda filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
Apply American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c... filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Charles P. Mountford
Apply Mr Charles P. Mountford filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JD and JM Kelly collection
Apply JD and JM Kelly collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1987
Apply 1987 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
Apply Dr Robert Wishart collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Western Australia, Australia
Apply Western Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1964
Apply 1964 filter
Load more objects