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Shell money

Shell money

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Shell money

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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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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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Carved human head

Carved human head

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

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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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Shell money

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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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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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

Carved and mounted coconut

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

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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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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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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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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Shell money

Shell money

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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

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Papuan Official collection
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

Papuan Official collection
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Armband

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Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Club head

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mourning hood

Papuan Official collection
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Mourning clothing
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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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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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Rainstone charm

Rainstone charm

Papuan Official collection
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Charms
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Netting shuttle

Netting shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Shuttles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Sago stirrer

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Armband

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Stone adze blade

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Shell ornament

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Wooden carving

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Armband

Armband

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Basket

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Papuan Official collection
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Armband

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Sago stirrer

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Adze

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden dish

Wooden dish

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Stone adze blade

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Shark catching device

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Fishing equipment
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Headband

Headband

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Armband

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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Betel mortar

Betel mortar

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Mortars and pestles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Basket

Basket

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