Andaman Islands trophy skull

Andaman Islands trophy skull

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Caption: Andaman Islands trophy skull, decorated with shells and bones. Trophy skulls are the skulls of those killed in tribal warfare. This skull dates from the 19th century and is from the Andaman Islands. This group of islands in the Indian Ocean is inhabited by indigenous peoples that have had little contact with the outside world.

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