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Sago scoop of blackened palmwood, the handle carved with a janus-headed figure, the lines picked out with lime: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Huon Gulf, Tami Islands, early 19th century
Tami Islands, Huon Gulf, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia
Early 19th century
Palmwood, blackened; handle carved with a janus-headed figure; lines picked out with lime, traces of red pigment