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malagan
A014322. Malagan mask. Front view. Tabar Island, New Ireland Province, PNG. Purchased Captain Lawry1883. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - J. Steele
 
Summary:
A014322 - 0/3/1883, malagan, , Tabar Group, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Item Name:
malagan
Label:
Malagan mask in the same style as A14320. The carver of this mask has used pith to resemble hair. Purchased from Captain Lawry in 1883. Tabar Island, New Ireland Province, PNG.
Keywords:
ceremony
dance
religion
funerary
Region:
Tabar Group
Province/State:
New Ireland Province
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
/03/1883
Registration Number:
A014322
Associated Stories:
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - construction
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - symbolism
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - general