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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:
E017382 - 31/10/1907, dance wand, Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
dance wand
Label:
A painted wooden club-like wand with a carved head. They are said to have been held in the hand during dancing. It was collected for the Museum by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907.
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:
E017382
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Images
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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
3:
Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
4:
Dance wand. Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony