Human bone dagger early 1900's Asmat (Papua (New Guinea)

Used as weapon during headhunting raids. Nicely carved with famous mythical ancestor / headhunter
made of human bone, sago leaf vine, Job's Tear seeds and feathers
collected in Dutch Colonial time by a medical servant.
Casuarine Coast, Dutch New Guinea
Length: 38 cm

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