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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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381.
Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations.
382.
Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations.
383.
Ivory knife rest
Ivory knife rest Ivory knife rest with an elephant design, made for hotel use; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
384.
Ivory lion carving
Ivory lion carving Ivory lion; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
385.
Ivory menu holder
Ivory menu holder Ivory menu holder made for use in hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
386.
Ivory menu holder
Ivory menu holder Ivory menu holder, flying bird design, made for use in hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
387.
Ivory menu holder
Ivory menu holder Ivory menu holder, flying bird design, made for use in hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
388.
Ivory napkin ring
Ivory napkin ring Ivory tooth or tusk carved into an ornate ring with a circle and dot motif; resembles a napkin ring; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
389.
Ivory ornamental face mask
Ivory ornamental face mask Ornamental face mask with open eyes, carved hair, and a string through the holes at top; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
390.
Ivory ornamental face mask
Ivory ornamental face mask Ornamental face mask with open eyes, carved hair, and a string through the holes at top; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
391.
Ivory ornamental face mask
Ivory ornamental face mask Ornamental face mask with carved headpiece, closed eyes, and a string through the holes at top; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
392.
Ivory ornamental face mask
Ivory ornamental face mask Ornamental face mask with elongated nose, carved headpiece, closed eyes, and a string through the holes at top; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
393.
Ivory ornamental head
Ivory ornamental head Ivory stylized Mangbetu head, poised upwards; origin Mangbetu people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
394.
Ivory ornamental head
Ivory ornamental head Ivory human head; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
395.
Ivory ring
Ivory ring Carved ivory ring; origin Ituri, but also found in northern Uganda.
396.
Ivory salt spoon
Ivory salt spoon Ivory salt spoon, made for hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
397.
Ivory sculpture
Ivory sculpture Carved ivory sculpture of a kneeling man with a bowl on his head. Both hands hold his beard. Origin Togo.
398.
Ivory sculpture
Ivory sculpture Carved ivory sculpture of a kneeling man with a snake around his neck and flat bowl on his head. Origin Togo.
399.
Ivory shell
Ivory shell Ivory replica of a snail shell, seven holes indicate that it may have come unglued from another piece; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
400.
Ivory shoehorn
Ivory shoehorn Ivory replica of a European shoehorn; profile of a woman with sculptured hair, black holes for eyes; torso resembles woman wearing a dress in the shape of a shoehorn; origin Mangbetu people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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