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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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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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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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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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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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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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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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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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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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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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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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Carved human head

Carved human head

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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
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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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1923
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Grass skirt

Papuan Official collection
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Grass skirts
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

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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1923
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Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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
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1923
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Resin torch

Resin torch

Papuan Official collection
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Torches
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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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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1923
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Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Conch shell trumpet

Conch shell trumpet

Papuan Official collection
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Wind instruments
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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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
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1923
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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1923
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Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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
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1923
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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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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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
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1923
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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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Drill

Papuan Official collection
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Drills
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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1923
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Armband

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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Shark catching device

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing equipment
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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