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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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161.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head of a cattle herder, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
162.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head made for tourists, origin Uganda.
163.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head made for tourists, origin Uganda.
164.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head of a cattle herder, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
165.
Carved wooden statuette
Carved wooden statuette Small carved wooden male statuette wearing a straw skirt, beads, and cowrie shell. Origin Togo.
166.
Cast iron kettle
Cast iron kettle Cast iron kettle with wire handle. Lid is imprinted "ROME GA SO -CO - OP F'DY - CO" (Southern Cooperative Foundry Company; Rome, Georgia).
167.
Cast iron pot
Cast iron pot Six-gallon iron cook pot with two bail handles.
168.
Castanets
Castanets Pair of circular seed castanets connected by material; origin Epulu region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
169.
Ceramic pitcher
Ceramic pitcher Hand painted pitcher used to store milk. According to Mrs. Gold, before refrigeration, many homes had cows that were milked daily to provide milk for the family. The milk had many purposes so the family would designate a pitcher to be used for milk that was to be consumed at mealtime.
170.
Ceremonial knife
Ceremonial knife Ceremonial knife used in a wedding exchange; curved metal blade with three holes, wooden handle with decorative metal wrap near the blade; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Mangbetu people.
171.
Charm
Charm Charm, coiled in the shape and design of a snake; used by snake charmers to deflate head of cobra; origin Varanasi (Benares).
172.
Charm
Charm Circular charm with a thin piece of metal soddered to the back to be worn as a charm on a necklace; six-pointed star with a hole in the middle engraved on front; shaped like a gong with a loose part inside that makes noise; back is plain; origin Tuareg or Berber people.
173.
Chief's chair
Chief's chair Wooden chief's chair in two parts; the rectangular end of the seat fits through a slot in the back; back has a carved animal, a man smoking a pipe, a symbol with a leaf, and diamond motif around the border; teeth-like carving on the bottom helps secure the seat to the ground; possible origin Tanzania.
174.
Chief's chair
Chief's chair Wooden chief's chair in two parts; the rectangular end of the seat fits through a slot in the back; back carved with two flowers on top and bottom, an elephant, a giraffe, and diamond motif around the border; teeth-like carving on the bottom helps secure the seat to the ground; possible origin Tanzania.
175.
Chief's chair
Chief's chair Wooden chief's chair in two parts; the rectangular end of the seat fits through a slot in the back; back has carved flowers on a vine, a giraffe, and diamond motif around the border; teeth-like carving on the bottom helps secure the seat to the ground; possible origin Tanzania.
176.
Chief's chair
Chief's chair Wooden chief's chair in two parts; the rectangular end of the seat fits through a slot in the back; back has a carved boar, two men carrying an animal on a pole, a carved knife, and diamond motif around the border; teeth-like carving on the bottom helps secure the seat to the ground; possible origin Tanzania.
177.
Child with Mother
Child with Mother Watercolor print entitled "Child with Mother" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 39/250
178.
Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has yellow beads for earrings. Origin West Africa.
179.
Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. Origin West Africa.
180.
Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has black beads for earrings and contains wood burning decorations on the base. Origin West Africa.
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