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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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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
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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
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1923
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Carved wallaby

Carved wallaby

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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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
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1923
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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Spear

Papuan Official collection
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Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1925
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Pottery vessel

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1915
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Bone dagger

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Wooden staff

Papuan Official collection
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Walking-sticks
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bark cloth bag containing gum

Bark cloth bag containing gum

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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Paddle

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Earring

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Club

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Fishing line

Fishing line

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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Wooden club

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Club

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Papua New Guinea
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1917
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Wooden club

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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Club

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Papua New Guinea
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Canoe ornament

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Stone tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Club head

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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1922
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Model bayonet

Model bayonet

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Carved bird

Carved bird

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Bone knife

Bone knife

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Wooden club

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1919
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Bone lime stick

Bone lime stick

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Club

Club

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Papua New Guinea
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1917
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea
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Sago strainer

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Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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Stone adze blade

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Armband

Armband

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Spear

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1920
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Tapa cloth

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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Arrow

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1917
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Bone implement

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Tools
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Papua New Guinea
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Adze

Adze

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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Stone tool

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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