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ornament, neck

Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
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  • Description
    Boars tusk pendant. Two pieces of the tusk pushed together over dried plant fibre to secure it. The more complete the circle, the more prestigious the pendant.
  • Other Number
    2016.85.5, 56771.5
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    11 November 2016
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
neck ornament; Papua New Guinea; 2016.85.5
neck ornament; Papua New Guinea; 2016.85.5


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2016.85.5
  • Culture
  • Production
    unknown (maker)
    Papua New Guinea
    Circa 1975
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › boar
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 110mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 90mm
  • Record created
    18 October 2016

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