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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Carved female figure

Carved female figure

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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Male figure house post

Male figure house post

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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Mr Leo Austen
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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1923
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Mask

Mask

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Mr Leo Austen
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Basket

Basket

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Grass skirt

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Paddle

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Bone dagger

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Headband

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1923
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Ornament

Ornament

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Grass skirt

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1923
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Waistband

Waistband

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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Mr Leo Austen
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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Carved crocodile

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Axe blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Cassowary feather dance ornament

Cassowary feather dance ornament

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Headdress

Headdress

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Boar tusk ornament

Boar tusk ornament

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Resin in palm leaf

Resin in palm leaf

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Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Mr S D. Burrows
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Bone dagger

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Club

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Bone implement

Bone implement

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1923
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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

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Mr Leo Austen
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Bamboo knife

Bamboo knife

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1915
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Boar tusk neck ornament

Boar tusk neck ornament

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Grass skirt

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Mr Leo Austen
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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Club

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Clubs
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Mr S D. Burrows
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Grass skirt

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Cap

Cap

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1923
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Club head

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Club

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Mr Leo Austen
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1923
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Necklet seeds

Necklet seeds

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Mr Leo Austen
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Earring

Earring

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1923
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Ceremonial canoe

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Bundle of split wood

Bundle of split wood

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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