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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Waistbands

Waistbands

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Toy whip

Toy whip

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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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String bag

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Mr Leo Austen
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Mr Leo Austen
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Necklet seeds

Necklet seeds

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Seeds
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Armband

Armband

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Mr Leo Austen
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

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Necklet

Necklet

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Part of shell necklet

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Necklet

Necklet

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Waistband

Waistband

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Cowrie shell belt

Cowrie shell belt

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Armband

Armband

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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Forehead ornament

Forehead ornament

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Waistband

Waistband

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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Part of shell necklet

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Waistband

Waistband

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Charm

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Armband

Armband

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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

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Phallocrypt

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Penis sheaths
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Part of shell necklet

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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Stone tools
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String bag

String bag

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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Headdress

Headdress

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Fishing line

Fishing line

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Bone dagger

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Mr Leo Austen
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String bag

String bag

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Armband

Armband

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Fishing line

Fishing line

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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Charm

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Mr Leo Austen
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Charm

Charm

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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Headdress

Headdress

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String bag

String bag

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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

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Fishing line

Fishing line

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Fishing lines
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Mr Leo Austen
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Headdress

Headdress

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Leglet

Leglet

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Body jewellery
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Mr Leo Austen
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Grass skirt

Grass skirt

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Club

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Armband

Armband

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Mr Leo Austen
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Fishing line

Fishing line

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Fishing lines
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Mr Leo Austen
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Grass skirt

Grass skirt

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Dance rattle

Dance rattle

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Stone adze blade

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Club head

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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

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