University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:55-17-57
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tiwi
Provenience: Australia
Northern Australia
Melville Island
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Pandanus
Wool
Feather
Outside Diameter:10.5 cm
Credit Line:National Geographic / University Museum Expedition; Jane C. Goodale, 1955

Description

Pandamus and wool ring painted white and red. "Pamagini" Worn on elbows as part of the funeral (pukamani) costume. These come in sets. Wool string; brown feathers.


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