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Wooden paddle, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E072907 - 6/3/1980, paddle, , , East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Item Name:
paddle
Label:
Woman's paddle from Lake Sentani, Northwest Coast New Guinea (Irian Jaya). Wooden bladed paddles are beautifully carved with spiral and fish motifs to mark the status of the Ondoafi's (Chief's) wife. Donated by Melbourne Ward, 1980.
Province/State:
East Sepik Province
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
06/03/1980
Registration Number:
E072907
Associated Stories:
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Wooden paddle, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden paddle, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
3:
Wooden paddle, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno