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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Boar tusk neck ornament

Boar tusk neck ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Neckpieces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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1923
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Club

Club

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Lime gourd

Lime gourd

Papuan Official collection
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Gourds
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Carved wooden post

Carved wooden post

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Cane armband

Cane armband

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Armbands
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1922
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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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Stone tool

Stone tool

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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Stringed instrument

Stringed instrument

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1920
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1913
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Armband

Armband

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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1923
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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1923
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Cap

Cap

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Armband

Armband

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Basket

Basket

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Woven bag

Woven bag

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1915
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Headband

Headband

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1923
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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1923
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

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Containers
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Headdress

Headdress

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Headdresses
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Waistbands

Waistbands

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

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Adzes
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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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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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

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Daggers
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Resin in palm leaf

Resin in palm leaf

Papuan Official collection
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Resin specimens (Anthropological)
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

Club

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1917
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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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String bag

String bag

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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Cane armband

Cane armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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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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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Fish traps
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bundle of split wood

Bundle of split wood

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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1916
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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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Earring

Earring

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Earrings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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String bag

String bag

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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Stone tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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String bag

String bag

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Bags
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1923
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Ornament

Ornament

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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1923
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Carved bird

Carved bird

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Carvings
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