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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Ancestor board
Ancestor board Oval ancestoral or spirit board with abstract designs. Ancestor boards are kept in men's ceremonial houses and can represent personal spirits or simply be used for decoration. Origin Papua New Guinea.
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Andirons
Andirons One pair of cast iron andirons, each with a shaped log nest. Origin unknown.
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Animal tooth
Animal tooth Animal tooth, origin unknown.
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Animal tooth
Animal tooth Animal tooth, origin unknown.
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Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, used for holding medicine; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, use unknown; origin Ituri rainforest.
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Anti-slavery token
Anti-slavery token Patriotic Civil War token with an anti-slavery message.
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Arrows
Arrows Arrows with metal points and wooden shafts used for hunting large game; origin Mbuti people of the Ituri rainforest.
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Arrows
Arrows Arrows, origin Togo.
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Atubwa
Atubwa Wooden bowl (atubwa); origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Atubwa (wooden bowl)
Atubwa (wooden bowl) Wooden bowl (atubwa); origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Atubwa (wooden bowl)
Atubwa (wooden bowl) Wooden bowl (atubwa) with two pieces of metal-like staples on one side; bowl is oval in shape, rounded on the bottom; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Ax
Ax Ax with wooden handle and bark at head. Blade has incised design on one side. Origin Nigeria.
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Ax
Ax Ax with wooden handle carved from a tree trunk. Origin Nigeria.
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Bamboo chair piece
Bamboo chair piece One of seventy bamboo pieces that comprise of an Mbata seat; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Ndaka people.
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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. Three pieces of dark brown cloth stiched together with light brown raffia; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Bark Cloth
Bark Cloth Red bark cloth that has a pattern similar to the skin of a giraffe; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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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. Half of the cloth is spotted and the other half is made of sections of stars divided by lines. Pale brown background and dark brown dye. Origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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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 spotted design, one small area of geometric designs; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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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).
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