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dance wand

dance wand
Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017381 - 31/10/1907, dance wand, Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
dance wand
Label:
A wooden club-like wand, carved with human and animal figures and painted with colours. It is said to be held in the hand while dancing. It was collected for the Museum by C.Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907. (59x8.0cm.)
Keywords:
dance
ceremony
Place:
Nagir (Mount Earnest Island)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
31/10/1907
Registration Number:
E017381
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
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Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony