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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Carved female figure

Carved female figure

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Male figure house post

Male figure house post

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Mr A P. Lyons
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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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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Mask

Mask

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Waistband

Waistband

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Cane cuirass

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Headband

Headband

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Head ornament

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Club

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Cassowary feather dance ornament

Cassowary feather dance ornament

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Wooden club

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Grass skirt

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Mr Leo Austen
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Necklet

Necklet

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1914
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Panpipes

Panpipes

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Earring

Earring

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Cane cuirass

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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Stone tools
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Stone adze blade

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Charm

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Bamboo pipe

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Earring

Earring

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Fishing net

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Necklet

Necklet

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Drum

Drum

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Carved bird

Carved bird

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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Necklet

Necklet

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Mr S D. Burrows
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String bag

String bag

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Mr Leo Austen
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Drum

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Charm

Charm

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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Smoking pipes
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Mr Leo Austen
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

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Earring

Earring

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Boar tusk neck ornament

Boar tusk neck ornament

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Neckpieces
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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Ceremonial canoe

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Headdress

Headdress

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Drum

Drum

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Sir Hubert Murray
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