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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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241.
Digging tool
Digging tool Farm tool for digging; letters "AP" burned into handle and "1500F" written on metal shovel. Origin Togo.
242.
Dipping Spoon
Dipping Spoon Wooden dipping spoon with short handle and wide bowl, contains hole for hanging; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
243.
Dog bell
Dog bell Dog bell made with two wooden clappers; piece of twine strung through two holes at top; plain back; origin Mbuti people of the Ituri rainforest.
244.
Doll
Doll Raffia doll in a ceremonial Sierra Leonian costume, holding the country's flag in one hand and a stick in the other. There is a round mirror on the front and back of the mask.
245.
Doll
Doll Female doll wearing a white dress and yellow sash with the beaded letters "UOMO" and a heart on it. She is decorated with many charms, including coins, beads, and cowrie shells. Two of the coins have inscribed on them "Republic of West Africa." Origin Gambia.
246.
Doll
Doll Male doll representing a clan chief dressed in a gold shirt and hat, caftan, and white trousers. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
247.
Doll
Doll Female doll representing a market woman wearing a turquoise gele (headtie), green necklace, and print dress. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
248.
Doll
Doll Doll made with cloth, beads, wire, metal, and leather. Origin Ndebele people of South Africa.
249.
Doll
Doll Carved wooden doll with a circular torso and no arms or legs, wrapped in blue cloth and raffia. Origin Liberia.
250.
Doll
Doll Female doll wearing a blue dress and earrings. Her hair is decorated with a coin, cowrie shells, and other jewelry. Origin Gambia.
251.
Doll
Doll Stilt doll from the Gio, or Dan, people of West Africa. The doll's belt and headband contain cowrie shells, and its skirt is made of raffia. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
252.
Doll
Doll Female doll dressed in gold and black with plastic jewelry. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
253.
Doll
Doll Female doll with a baby on her back, pounding rice with a mortar and pestle. Made by L Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
254.
Doll
Doll Female doll dressed in a wrap skirt, lace top, shawl, and head wrap with gold jewelry. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
255.
Domestic knife
Domestic knife Women's domestic knife with wooden handle and metal, diamond-shaped blade; some type of coating on blade; origin Mbuti people of the Ituri rainforest.
256.
Domestic knife
Domestic knife Domestic knife with decorated wooden handle; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
257.
Domestic knife
Domestic knife Women's domestic knife with wooden handle; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
258.
Domestic knife
Domestic knife Women's domestic knife; metal spiraled around wooden handle; metal blade is machete-shaped; origin Mbo people of the Ituri rainforest.
259.
Domestic knife
Domestic knife Domestic knife with decorated wood handle and metal blade, still sharp; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
260.
Domestic knife
Domestic knife Domestic knife with wooden handle; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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