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aug 6, 1890 BC - Buk (Mask)

Description:

Mid to late 19th century
Turtle shell, fiber, feathers, wood, shells
Torres Strait
Turtle-shell masks in the western Torres Strait reportedly were used during funerary ceremonies and increase rites (rituals designed to ensure bountiful harvests and an abundance of fish and game).

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Date:

aug 6, 1890 BC
Now
~ 3911 years ago

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