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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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141.
Calabash cover
Calabash cover Coiled raffia basket lid used as a calabash cover. Origin Dalaba, Guinea.
142.
Calabash cover
Calabash cover Coiled raffia basket lid used as a calabash cover. Origin Dalaba, Guinea.
143.
Candle holder
Candle holder Wood carving that was used as a candle-holder; birds and crocodiles carved around the stand; remnants of the candle remain; origin south Kenya.
144.
Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
145.
Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
146.
Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
147.
Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
148.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of a leopard man standing over an initiate of the nkumbi circumcision ritual; larger figure has spotted covering, slits for eyes and openings for arms, textured knee-length pants; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
149.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of man lacking torso, hands, and feet, mouth stained red, eyes white; origin Epulu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
150.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure with both animal and human features, bowl-shaped headpiece; wood is soft, appears to be a fetish figure; origin Ndaka people, Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
151.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Carved wooden figure of an Mbuti of Ituri forest; holes in each hand that are meant to hold spears.
152.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of Mbuti carrying a well-carved hunting net, eyes closed, on an oval base; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
153.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure with tether headdress of wire and a shield, made for tourists, origin Uganda.
154.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Highly stylized wooden elephant with large, round body, short limbs, one tusk, trunk down.
155.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of Mbuti hunter with spear.
156.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden head with both animal and human features; mane, tusks, and nose of an animal, ears, mouth, and eyes of a human; geometric design on base, back is plain, soft wood; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
157.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden Janus-face, both faces rectangular with pronounced nostrils, eyes, and teeth; origin Epulu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
158.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden male fetish figure, hands joined together under chin, helmet-like head covering, rectangular box cut into center; origin Epulu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
159.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Carving of a human and an animal; the shapes are intertwined and a human face is part of the animal figure; origin South Kenya; engraved lettering on front reads "MR KASUMILI IOMASIL FROM_MbEGAM LD bAGAMOYO MAKOMDE."
160.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure that has both animal and human features, standing on two legs with elongated snout, 6 large teeth, head cover with pieces resembling horns and a protruding piece in the middle; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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