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Aboriginal Australian Basket


Jade Koekoe
published on 21 December 2015
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An example of an oval basket used by the Aboriginal people of Yarra, Victoria, Australia. No date is recorded for the collection or creation of this item. In the Woi wurrung language this basket is called beenak beelang (woven basket). (The Aboriginal Cultural Centre - Bunjilaka, Melbourne Museum)

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Jade Koekoe
Jade is a Librarian with an avid interest in Roman and Greek architecture and ancient Middle-Eastern cultures.

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Koekoe, J. (2015, December 21). Aboriginal Australian Basket. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Koekoe, Jade. "Aboriginal Australian Basket." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 21, 2015.

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Koekoe, Jade. "Aboriginal Australian Basket." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Dec 2015. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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