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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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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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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Wooden float

Wooden float

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing float
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1921
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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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1923
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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Stone axe blade

Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Axe heads
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Earring

Earring

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Earrings
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Model canoe prow

Model canoe prow

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Armband

Armband

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1923
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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1915
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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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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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Penis sheaths
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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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Model bayonet

Model bayonet

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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Sling

Sling

Papuan Official collection
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Slingshots
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

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Stone tools
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1919
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Shell knives

Shell knives

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

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden staff

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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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1913
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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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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

Papuan Official collection
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Daggers
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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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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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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Stringed instrument

Stringed instrument

Papuan Official collection
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Musical instruments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1920
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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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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Mr Henry J. Ryan
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1915
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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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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Stone axe blade

Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Axe heads
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

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Strainers
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Smoking pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

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Bracelets
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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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Waistband

Waistband

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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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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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Northern 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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1923
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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1915
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Stone tool

Stone tool

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Stone tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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String bag

String bag

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Bags
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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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Adze

Adze

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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Model canoe prow

Model canoe prow

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze haft

Adze haft

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Adzes
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1915
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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1915
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