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Carved female figure

Carved female figure

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1912
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Wickerwork figure

Wickerwork figure

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Waistband

Waistband

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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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Shield

Shield

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Era River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1925
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea
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Skull rack

Skull rack

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Tapa cloth

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Club

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Sago strainer

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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Bundle of split wood

Bundle of split wood

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Basket

Basket

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Spear

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Ceremonial mask

Ceremonial mask

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Waistband

Waistband

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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Carved stone

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Wooden club

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Spear

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Club head

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Club head

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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Waistband

Waistband

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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

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Axe handle

Axe handle

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Club

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Basket

Basket

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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

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Wooden club

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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

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Tapa cloth

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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

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Bone dagger

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Shell pubic cover

Shell pubic cover

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Club

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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

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Club

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Paddle

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Adze blade in wooden socket

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Wooden club

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Adze haft

Adze haft

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Tapa cloth

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Club

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Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Spear

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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

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Axe

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Spear

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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