Armlet made from lower human jaw decorated with se

Made:
1801-1900 in Papua New Guinea

Armlet made from lower human jaw decorated with seeds, shells, fibre and feathers, teeth replaced by red seeds, bone decorated with incised linear pattern, from New Guinea, 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A655849
Materials:
bone, coconut, feathers, seed and shell
type:
human remains
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust