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Febi man preparing to insert nasal plug

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Title: Febi man preparing to insert nasal plug
Author(s): Photographer: David R. Eastburn, 1949-
Description: This photograph was taken at Koroba Provincial High School, via Koroba, Southern Highlands (now Hela) Province, Papua New Guinea. Photographer's note: A bamboo nose plug is lubricated with saliva before it is inserted into the nasal septum using a twisting action. Bamboo nose plugs are popular with both men and women of the Papuan lowland forests.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 717-97


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