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Shell money

Shell money

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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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
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1923
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shell money

Shell money

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

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Waistband

Waistband

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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

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Club

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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Adze

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

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Basket

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Waistband

Waistband

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Basket

Basket

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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Shell spoon

Shell spoon

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Papua New Guinea
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Shark catching device

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Fishing equipment
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

Armband

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Wooden club

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Wooden club

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Clubs
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Wooden club

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Clubs
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Shell knife

Shell knife

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Knives
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Carved bird

Carved bird

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Club head

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Armband

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Axe handle

Axe handle

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Cap

Cap

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Headwear
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

Armband

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Ray skin scraper

Ray skin scraper

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Basket

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Basket

Basket

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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

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Ornament

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Wooden shield

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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String bag

String bag

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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

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