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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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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, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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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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Earring

Earring

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Wooden dish

Wooden dish

Papuan Official collection
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Dishes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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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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Baler

Baler

Papuan Official collection
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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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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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Sling

Sling

Papuan Official collection
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Slingshots
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Carved human head

Carved human head

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Armband

Armband

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

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, 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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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Stick from firesticks set

Stick from firesticks set

Papuan Official collection
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Firesticks
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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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Necklet seeds

Necklet seeds

Papuan Official collection
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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Axe handle

Axe handle

Papuan Official collection
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Axes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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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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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Weaving shuttles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1908
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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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, Oceania
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1923
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

Papuan Official collection
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Fish floats
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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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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 A P. Lyons
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1914
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Sling

Sling

Papuan Official collection
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Slingshots
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Hats
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1915
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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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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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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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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Shields
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Fitzgerald
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1916
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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, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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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Shell knives

Shell knives

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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1915
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Shell knife

Shell knife

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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1915
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Penis cover

Penis cover

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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone mortar

Stone mortar

Papuan Official collection
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Mortars and pestles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John H. Murray
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1915
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Clubs
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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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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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Adze

Adze

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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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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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