Image: Forehead ornament (E20648-1)

Forehead ornament (E20648-1)

Forehead ornament with 3 animal teeth and seeds. Port Essington.

Forehead ornanments are made of wax or raw materials in which animal teeth, quills and seeds are inserted and then decorated. These items are worn on the forehead and attached with hand spun string or cords.

Photographer:
Finton Mahony
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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