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Body Mask (Det), mid-20th century. Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Ambisu village, Ajip River. Asmat people. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965 (1978.412.1282a) #halloween #costume

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What Really Happened to Michael Rockefeller

What Really Happened to Michael Rockefeller A journey to the heart of New Guinea’s Asmat tribal homeland sheds new light on the mystery of the heir’s disappearance there in 1961

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Double Crocodile Pendant, 19th-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire. Gold. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.151).

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Kneeling Figure Mexico or Guatemala, Maya, CE 500-600 Reported from Tabasco-Peten border area Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Plaque: Iyase with Sword and Attendant, 1550–1680. Nigeria, Court of Benin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1972 (1978.412.320) #sword

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CÔTE D'IVOIRE | Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century. Côte d'Ivoire. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1965 (1978.412.489) #WorldCup

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Feline-Head Bottle, 9th–5th century B.C.E. Peru; Tembladera The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967 (1978.412.203) Image Acquired from Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY website

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Helmet Mask (Bolo), 19th–20th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.157) #halloween #costume

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November 17, 1961 – Michael Rockefeller, son of New York Governor and later Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, disappears in the jungles of New Guinea. This photo of Michael Rockefeller among the Dani, 1961, was shot by Jan Broekhuijse, an anthropologist with the Harvard-Peabody New Guinea Expedition.

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Dance Wand (Manayawi), 19th–20th century. Hopi (United States, Arizona). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.952) #dance

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