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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wickerwork figure

Wickerwork figure

Papuan Official collection
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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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Carved female figure

Carved female figure

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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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, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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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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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Shields
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Necklet

Necklet

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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 adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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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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Spear

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Ear ornaments

Ear ornaments

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Body jewellery
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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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Headdress

Headdress

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1923
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Carved human figure

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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Necklet

Necklet

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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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Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Hat

Hat

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Adze

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

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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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Cane armband

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Club

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Drill

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Spear

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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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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Carved wooden post

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1927
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Club head

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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Club

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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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Necklet

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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

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Clubs
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Adze

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1923
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Wooden club

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

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Gulf 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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1923
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Club

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Timber sample

Timber sample

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Sago stirrer

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Mixing tools
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Spear

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden float

Wooden float

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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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Stone adze blade

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club head

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Canoe paddle

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Paddles
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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