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Arm ornament

Museum number:
11-40716
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Accession number:
Acc.2653
Object count:
1
Description:
Arm ornament made from seven bear tusks suspended between two pieces of bird bone tied together with bark cordage, with bark cordage loops.
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
West Papua Province, Indonesia, Melanesia
Culture or time period:
Ngaulm Tribe
Collector:
Bruce Lawes
Materials:
Bird bone
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1970
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)
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