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Necklace, incised bone sections, woven cord

Museum number:
11-38098
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Accession number:
Acc.1915
Object count:
1
Description:
Necklace made from sawn off sections of incised cassowary bone. Strung onto plaited fiber cord which is tied together at end.
Donor:
Ellsworth La Boyteaux and Mrs. Ellsworth La Boyteaux
Collection place:
Upper Sepik River, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea
Culture or time period:
New Guinea, Papua Island
Collector:
Bruce Lawes
Materials:
Bone (material)
Taxon:
Casuarius
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1964
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)
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