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malagan
A016446. Malagan mask. Front side view. Tabar Island, New Ireland Province, PNG. Purchased Captain Leeman 1883. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - J. Steele
 
Summary:
A016446 - 0/3/1883, malagan, Tatau Island, Tabar Group, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Item Name:
malagan
Label:
Malagan mask in the "wanis' or "tatanua" style seen in A14320. Purchased from Captain Leeman in 1883. Tabar Island, New Ireland Province, PNG.
Keywords:
funerary
dance
ceremony
religion
Place:
Tatau Island
Region:
Tabar Group
Province/State:
New Ireland Province
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
/03/1883
Registration Number:
A016446
Associated Stories:
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - construction
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - symbolism
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - general