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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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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Shell money

Shell money

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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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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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Arrow

Arrow

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

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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 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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Club

Club

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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1915
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Boar tusk neck ornament

Boar tusk neck ornament

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Neckpieces
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1921
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Armband

Armband

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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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1915
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Club

Club

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1917
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Boar tusk neck ornament

Boar tusk neck ornament

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Neckpieces
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1921
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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, Oceania
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1915
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Basket

Basket

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Baler

Baler

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Scoops
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Patrick D. Murray
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1916
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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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 adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Milne Bay 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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Smoking pipes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Part of model dancing platform

Part of model dancing platform

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr B W. Bramell
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1927
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Ear ornaments

Ear ornaments

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Necklet seeds

Necklet seeds

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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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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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1923
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Drill

Drill

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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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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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1908
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1913
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Model rifle

Model rifle

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

Club

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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Fishing line

Fishing line

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Fishing lines
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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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

Necklet

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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Ornament

Ornament

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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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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