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Wooden seat, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E063421 - 24/7/1968, chair, , , East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Item Name:
chair
Label:
This orator's stool (teket) is from the East Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea. Although it looks like a chair, the speaker stands beside it. It is the spirit that holds the memories of the speeches given and the events that surrounded those speeches. The lectern was collected before 1918 and donated to the Museum in 1968.
Province/State:
East Sepik Province
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
24/07/1968
Registration Number:
E063421
Associated Stories:
DOMICILE
Images
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Wooden seat, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
2:
Wooden seat, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
3:
Wooden seat, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno