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Bis Pole [Asmat people, Omadesep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia] | The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ritual after deaths in a village. Used only once and then returned to the woods. Carved from one piece of wood. Originally associated with headhunting.

Shield [Asmat people, Monu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia] (1978.412.929) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ancestor Figure (Korwar) [Cenderawasih Bay, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia] (2001.674) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Male Figure, early to mid–20th century Asmat people, Munu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia Wood, paint, fiber, shell, cassowary quills; H. 49 1/2 in. (125.7 cm) The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.1589)

Body Mask. Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya) Ambisu village, Ajip River Culture: Asmat people Medium: Fiber, sago palm leaves, wood, paint

Bijs poles of asmat people: wood ( from the wild nutmeg tree), mineral paint and fiber. Metropolitan museum of art, NY. From Omadesep village, New guinea, Papua ( Irian Jaya), Indonesia. Ca 1960.

Water Drum [Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Mindimbit village, Iatmul people] (1979.206.1627) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Marriage contract [Iran] (1979.518.5a-q) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

9. The Ambum Stone. Ambum Valley, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea. c. 1500 B.C.E. Greywacke. Prehistoric Stone Sculpture from New Guinea | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

House Post Figure [Papua New Guinea] (1978.412.823) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Skull Hook (Agiba) [Kerewa people, Pai'ia'a village, western Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea] (1978.412.796) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Eharo Mask [Papua New Guinea] (1978.412.725) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Male Figure (Tiki) [Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia] (1979.206.1466) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Male Figure (Aripa) [Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea] (1978.412.1508) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Head, 19th century. Probably Gope people, Papua New Guinea. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.1580) #Halloween

Female Figure (Tetepeku) [Abelam people, Prince Alexander Mountains, Sepik region, Papua New Guinea] (1978.412.819) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Figure (Yipwon) [Yimam people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea] (1978.412.854) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ceremonial Board (Malu) [Sawos people, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea] (1978.412.713) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Memory Board (Lukasa) [Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba] (1977.467.3) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Female Figure [Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea] (1978.412.857) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art