Asaro Mud Men perform at Australian Museum

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Asaro Mud Men from the Asaro Valley in Papua New Guinea’s eastern highlands perform, for the first time outside their home, their rituals for visitors at the Australian Museum in Sydney on September 29, 2016. The eerie show is traditionally intended to intimidate their enemies in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, with the men donning masks and white clay on their bodies and elongating their fingers with bamboo, they perform a dance with the warriors holding bows and arrows.

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