Aboriginal Australian Bathi Minydjalpi - Basket

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Jade Koekoe
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published on 21 December 2015
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This basket is a ceremonial basket of the Aboriginal people of Arnhem Bay, Northern Territory, Australia. This particular basket on display was created in 1942 CE and was loaned to Museum Victoria in March of that year. The Aboriginal language spoken in the Arnhem Bay area is Dhalwangu. The materials used to make this type of basket are pandanus fibre, possum fur, parrot feathers, resin, plant fibre and cloth. (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 Bathi Minydjalpi - Basket. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4365/aboriginal-australian-bathi-minydjalpi---basket/

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Koekoe, Jade. "Aboriginal Australian Bathi Minydjalpi - Basket." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 21, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4365/aboriginal-australian-bathi-minydjalpi---basket/.

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Koekoe, Jade. "Aboriginal Australian Bathi Minydjalpi - Basket." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Dec 2015. Web. 28 Oct 2021.