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Brad Flowers | Dallas Museum of Art — Texas, USA

Stuart Rome

Neri Fadagatti | Enggano Collection at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Università di Firenze — Italy

Natasha Jansen | Mentawai Collection at Museum der Kulturen Basel — Switzerland

Don Cole | The Fowler Museum at UCLA — California, USA

 

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Pair of Mythical Animal Table Legs | Aso
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Leti Mouth Mask | Luhulei
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Moluccan Elders Raising A Toast
© Stuart Rome

Frame & Door for a Beehive House | Euba Ekedodio
© Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Università di Firenze | Italy

Sacred Carving with Monkey Skull | Jaraik
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

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Enggano

Central House Ornament
© Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Università di Firenze | Italy

Mentawai

Sacred Carving with Monkey Skull | Jaraik
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Batak

Male and Female Protective Figures | Pagar
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Nias

Chief’s Sword | Balatu Sala
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Lampung

Back Rest of Ceremonial Seat | Sesako
© Musée du Quai-Branly | France

Borneo

Warrior's Headdress Ornament, Frontal Figure | Tap Lavong Kayo
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Sulawesi

Ancestor Figure Astride a Boat's Prow
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Timor

Ancestor Figure | Ai Tos
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Atauro

Ancestor Figure | Itara
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Flores

Pair of Ngada Ancestor Figures | Ana Deo
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Sumba

Woman's Gold Earring from West Sumba | Mamuli
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Maluku

Luang Shrine Figure | Luli
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Papua Barat

Female Ancestor Figure | Lake Sentani 
© de Young Museum FAMSF | California, USA

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Aso Figure
© Museum Nasional Indonesia

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Gold Ornament | Mendaka
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

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Hornbill Figure with Human Shaped Leg
© Museum der Kulturen Basel | Switzerland

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Priest's Staff | Tunggal Panaluan
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Literature

Ceremonial Stone Seat | Osa-Osa Si Sara Mbagi
© Musée du Quai-Branly | France

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Aristocratic Women’s Ceremonial Hat | Epaku
© Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden | Germany

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Decorated Boar’s Skull Hunting Trophy | Utet Simaigi | Inv #: IIC2591
© Museum der Kulturen Basel | Switzerland

Seated Male Ancestor Figure | Adu Sihara Salawa
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Ceremonial Seat | Sesako
© Art Gallery of South Australia

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