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Shell money

Shell money

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Eharo mask

Eharo mask

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr E M. Bastard
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Shell money

Shell money

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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shell money

Shell money

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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shell money

Shell money

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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Armband

Armband

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Cap

Cap

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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String bag

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Wooden club

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Betel mortar

Betel mortar

Papuan Official collection
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Mortars and pestles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Nose piercer

Nose piercer

Papuan Official collection
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Piercing tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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Stone adze blade

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Mask

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Armband

Armband

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Headband

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

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Armband

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Wooden club

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String bag

String bag

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Drum

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Musical drums
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Stone axe or adze blade

Stone axe or adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Armband

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Earring

Earring

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Armband

Armband

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Armband

Armband

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Axe handle

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden club

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