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aug 14, 1890 - 218 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 14, 1890
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~ 128 years ago

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