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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wickerwork figure

Wickerwork figure

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1908
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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1923
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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1923
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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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1923
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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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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Dr Walter M. Strong
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1915
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Shell money

Shell money

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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Adze

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1915
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Wooden club

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Arrow

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Conch shell trumpet

Conch shell trumpet

Papuan Official collection
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1923
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Stone adze blade

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Mr O J. Atkinson
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1927
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Stone mortar

Stone mortar

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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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1923
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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1915
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Stone adze blade

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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Wooden club

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1915
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Sling

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1923
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Spear

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Pig net

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Waistband

Waistband

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Wooden club

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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Drum

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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Tapa cloth

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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1923
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone tool

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Adze

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club head

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1915
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Basket

Basket

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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1915
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Part of shell necklet

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Neckpieces
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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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Carved eel

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Spear

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Carved head

Carved head

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Forehead ornament

Forehead ornament

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Headbands
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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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Stone adze blade

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Clarence Henry
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1914
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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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1915
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Necklet

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Arrow

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Fish bone needle

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Needles
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Basket

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1923
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Unfinished stone blade

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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