Ear ornament made of bamboo. Registration slip description: 'Plain bamboo tube, 5 inches long, 1 3/4 in. diameter. Written on it in ink is "Ornament worn by natives of New Guinea through the lobe of the ear. From the I. of Jobie," N.Coast of New Guinea"


Thing

Made Of
bamboo
Type of Thing
ear-ornament

People

Acquired From
Franks, Augustus Wollaston to The British Museum
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Belcher, Edward

Place

Found In
Yapen

Time

Acquired In
1872

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