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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Brown with geometric squares; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
42.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light background with red dots, gray lines, and triangles with lines; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
43.
Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth A piece of bark cloth, a non-woven textile made by beating the inner bark of certain trees and bushes until it is fine and soft. Light background with red and gray lines; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
44.
Pistol
Pistol A pirate's powder ball boot pistol; origin unknown.
45.
Cutlass
Cutlass A pirate's whirling cutlass with etched bone handle. Origin unknown.
46.
Sistrum
Sistrum A sistrum, rattle-like musical instrument that was sacred in ancient Egypt; rectangular metal object that has pointed forged end; 15 holes with 15 metal rings line the edges; origin Egypt.
47.
Slave-made chair
Slave-made chair A slave child's chair. The chair is made with mortise and tenon joints reinforced with square nails. The seat is of animal skin. Origin unknown.
48.
Harp
Harp A three string harp with wooden arm, body of a turtle shell, animal skin, and wire strings. Origin Gabon.
49.
Flag
Flag A Togolese flag connected to a bamboo reed.
50.
Wooden mask
Wooden mask A wooden mask of polished black wood; origin Guro people of Cote d'Ivoire.
51.
Brass arm ornament
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.
52.
Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle with five star points containing metal balls that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
53.
Leather Purse
Leather Purse Animal skin and leather shoulder purse with braided straps that connect through loops. Leather is decorated on both sides. Origin Liberia.
54.
Animal tooth
Animal tooth Animal tooth, origin unknown.
55.
Animal tooth
Animal tooth Animal tooth, origin unknown.
56.
Jewelry
Jewelry Anklet or bracelet with incised geometric decoration. Origin Tuareg people of Niger.
57.
Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, use unknown; origin Ituri rainforest.
58.
Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, used for holding medicine; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
59.
Arrows
Arrows Arrows with metal points and wooden shafts used for hunting large game; origin Mbuti people of the Ituri rainforest.
60.
Arrows
Arrows Arrows, origin Togo.
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