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Carved wallaby

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A carved wooden wallaby with four legs and a straight, tapered tail. Its head has carved ears and lime-filled incisions representing circular eyes and a mouth. Featured along the top and both sides of the body is a design which is also made of lime-filled curvilinear incisions. The wood has split in various areas of the carving.

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