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dance wand
Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
 
Summary:
E017223 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
dance wand
Label:
One wooden dance wand with two human heads carved into it. It is coloured with blue, black and red. It is said to be used in dances and is known as "noo/gub" by the Meriam people. It was collected for the Museum by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907. (107x7.8cm.)
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
30/10/1907
Registration Number:
E017223
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Two wooden dance wands decorated with carved human faces. It is coloured with blue and orange paint. It is known as "noo/gub" by the Meriam people and is said to be used in dances. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907 for the Museum. (107x7.0cms.) 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Dance wand. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher