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Livika or friction gong in the form of a short log of wood roughly carved into the shape of a conventional hornbill or pig with rib-like crest at the head end and three lateral perforations: Melanesian, New Ireland, Lelet region

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    National Museums Scotland
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    Lelet Plateau, New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia
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  • Materials:Wood
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  • Repository:National Museums Scotland