Avery Research Center Artifact Collection
101. Bracelet Braided brown bracelet from Mbo people of Zaire (later, the Democratic Republic of the Congo). 102. Braided belt Braided belt, possibly of vine. 103. Brass arm ornament An arm bangle with five star points containing metal balls that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia. 104. Brass arm ornament An arm bangle decorated with six balls, each marked with a cross. The balls contain metal pieces that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia. 105. Brass bell Object from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; brass bell with chain attached to a figure at the top. 106. Brass bowl Brass water bowl, origin Varanasi (Benares). 107. Brass bowl Brass bowl with intricate design engraved around sides; origin Morocco. 108. Brass bowl Round brass bowl with design engraved around sides. 109. Brass bowl Brass bowl with lid for carrying holy water; origin Varanasi (Benares). 110. Brass bucket Brass pail with handles on each side; origin Berber people of Morocco. 111. Brass container Container to hold water or oil, handle has snake at top near the opening, intricate design; origin India. 112. Brass figure Brass figurine of the Hindu goddess Durga standing on decorated platform. 113. Brass Kettle Brass kettle with handle, damaged base; mark on base: "Marque de Pose"; origin Morocco. 114. Brass Krishna statue Brass statue of Krishna on a square base; origin Varanasi (Benares). 115. Brass Krishna statue Brass statue of Krishna crawling as a child; face and head piece highly stylized. 116. Brass liquid sprinkler with intricate support Intricate brass support with a cupperhood in the shape of a cobra that holds a brass bowl. The bowl has a perforated hole that is used to drip liquid. Original description from Colin Turnbull reads "brass Vvandi bowl support Lingham in clothed Lotus." 117. Brass Menorah Brass menorah, possible origin Ethiopia. 118. Brass object Round piece of metal, probably brass, thought to be part of a brass kettle; origin Morocco. 119. Brass Radha statue Brass statue of Radha, origin Varanasi (Benares). 120. Brass spoon
Brass spoon for holy oil; origin Varanasi (Benares).