Dobodura Natives Head Man
"A native 'head man' with septer of Authority - Bird beak head dress and abalone shell upper lip" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Jauwa Chief. The spiked headdress was made of birds' beaks and the war club was a scepter of authority. The abalone shell was held by a thong through the lower lip." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)
Helten, Paula (curator)
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Dobodura, New Guinea
From the Collection of Fred Hill