Image: Forehead ornament E014560

Forehead ornament E014560

This nautilus shell forehead band is comprised of 41 pieces of rectangular Nautilus shell. A central hole has been drilled & native string threaded through, which draws the pieces together. It was collected by Dr Walter Edmund Roth in 1901 from Mapoon, Cape York, Queensland.

Photographer:
Oliver Perkins
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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