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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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 wallaby

Carved wallaby

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Carved bird

Carved bird

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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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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 bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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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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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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 bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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 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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Dr Walter M. Strong
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1915
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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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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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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 pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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 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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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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

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 pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Betel mortar

Betel mortar

Papuan Official collection
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Mortars and pestles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Turtle-shell lime spatula

Turtle-shell lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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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 spoon

Shell spoon

Papuan Official collection
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Spoons
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Lime gourd

Lime gourd

Papuan Official collection
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Gourds
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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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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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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

Papuan Official collection
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Bracelets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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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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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Sling

Papuan Official collection
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Slingshots
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Shell spoon

Shell spoon

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

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Shell ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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
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1923
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Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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