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Forehead-ornament made of pieces of orange spondylus shell mounted on a fibre band edged with cut nassa shells. The ends have attached animal teeth attached with fibre binding and gum, a cut spondylus shell and fibre ties.
- Curator's comments
- Metal rimmed circular British Museum label:
New Guinea / Papua
See Neich and Pereira, Pacific Jewelry and Adornment, Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, 2004, p. 54 for similar example from Collingwood Bay.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired during the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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