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Eharo mask

Eharo mask

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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Club

Club

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Mask

Mask

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Wickerwork figure

Wickerwork figure

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Waistband

Waistband

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Mask

Mask

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Mr E M. Bastard
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Wooden shield

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Canoe paddle

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Part of shell necklet

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Mr Leo Austen
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Spear

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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

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Mr Leo Austen
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Club

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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Plaited sample of human hair

Plaited sample of human hair

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Drum

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Musical drums
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Mask

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Mask

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Club head

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Nose piercer

Nose piercer

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Mr Francis E. Williams
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Waistband

Waistband

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Arrow

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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Wooden club

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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Part of shell necklet

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Mr Leo Austen
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Club

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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

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Resin torch

Resin torch

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Paddle

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Arrow

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1917
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

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Mr Francis E. Williams
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Canoe paddle

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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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Headdress

Headdress

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1923
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Club

Club

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Waistband

Waistband

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

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Arrow

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Adze

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Part of shell necklet

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Mr Leo Austen
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Necklet

Necklet

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Mr Leo Austen
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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

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Mr Leo Austen
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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Sago stirrer

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Carved human figure

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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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Arrow

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Waistband

Waistband

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Mr Leo Austen
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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