Nose ornament

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Registration number
1147
Item name
Nose ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Milingimbi
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Collector
Reverend Arthur Ellemor 
Acquisition date
November 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Reverend Arthur Ellemor 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Round stick 140mm long, red ochred with many individual whitish circles as a final decoration.

Research notes

Nose ornaments 1145 and 1147 are very similar in appearance. The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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