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: E994a

: World Cultures

: ornament

: Ornament in form of two shells (riji) - this larger one is decorated on the inner surface with zig zag incised lines, the outer surface is plain. Slightly curved and shiny on both sides. Worn as pubic coverings on hairstring belt by initiated men.

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: North West Australia, Australia, Oceania / Australasia, Pacific

: Nicol River