• On postcard:  Asaro Mudman
  • Country:  Monarchy of Papua New Guinea/  Province of Eastern Highlands
  • Number: 2697 // PNG – 4
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  • Thanks to:  Pamela

The term “Mudmen” of Papua New Guinea’s Asaro tribe, also known as the Holosa, refers to a tradition of a costume centered around masks made of mud. They live nearby the village of Goroka in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea