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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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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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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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Panpipes

Panpipes

Papuan Official collection
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Wind 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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Bone needle

Bone needle

Papuan Official collection
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Needles
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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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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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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

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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Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or

Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Plaited fibre armband

Plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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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 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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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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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

Papuan Official collection
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Bracelets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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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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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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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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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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Wooden dish

Wooden dish

Papuan Official collection
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Dishes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Red ochre pigment

Red ochre pigment

Papuan Official collection
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Ochre specimens
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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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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Forehead ornament

Forehead ornament

Papuan Official collection
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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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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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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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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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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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Split cane armlet bound with string and covered with beeswax, pigment, feathers, and human hair

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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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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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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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1921
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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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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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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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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Two-ply fibre string armband tightly wound into a circlet and tied at the ends with adhesive

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Enid Bowden collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Topsy Marbunt
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1987
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Wooden mortar

Wooden mortar

Papuan Official collection
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Mortars and pestles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Earring

Earring

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Western 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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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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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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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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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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Fishing line

Fishing line

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing lines
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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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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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

Model bayonet

Papuan Official collection
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Models
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shell knives

Shell knives

Papuan Official collection
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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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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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