A chief from the Roro tribe, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, decorated for a ceremonial dance. The ornament hanging over the middle of his chest is the badge of his office: its essential feature being the double row of boars' tusks ground down into thin plates.

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A chief from the Roro tribe, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, decorated for a ceremonial dance. The ornament hanging over the middle of his chest is the badge of his office: its essential feature being the double row of boars' tusks ground down into thin plates. From a 19th century photograph in Customs of The World, published circa 1913.