Papua New Guinea Photos

Papua New Guinea, a large island north of Australia, is so isolated in places that the island is said to host one-quarter of the world's languages. Original photos present the Highlands (central interior mountain range), the Sepik River, & Coastal towns, but not the major islands of New Ireland or New Britain.

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Papua New Guinea Art Asmat ancestor skull from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA Basketry mask from Prince Alexander Mountains of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA Collection of war shields from Irian Jaya & New Guinea at Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA
PNG Sepik River Art Detail of slit-drum from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA Orator's Pulpit by Iatmul people of Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX Basketry figure of wild pig from Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX
PNG New Ireland Art Carved mask from northern New Ireland Polynesia at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany Mask from New Ireland at Bishop Museum. Honolulu, HI Mask from New Ireland at Bishop Museum. Honolulu, HI
PNG New Britain Art Ceremonial night mask from New Britain of Papua New Guinea at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Honolulu, HI Melanesian figure staff from New Britain at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX Dance mask from New Britain Polynesia at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany

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