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1954-1989 (23)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Hermes Rocket travet typewriter
Hermes Rocket travet typewriter Hermes Rocket travel typewriter used by Colin Turnbull and Joseph Towles; no ribbon.
2.
Miscellaneous objects
Miscellaneous objects From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a metal cup, an ornate metal top (broken and rusted), broken wooden beads, and a gold-painted plastic top.
3.
Copper teapot
Copper teapot From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Copper teapot, lid has four images of a face, body has four embossed designs, greek key design around base, spout resembles elephant trunk.
4.
Metal pin
Metal pin From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; metal souvenir pin, possibly of a Buddhist temple.
5.
Water pitcher
Water pitcher From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Brass water pitcher with ornate snake handle; main body of pitcher decorated with animals, trees, and a shrine; spout has bird and leaf motif.
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Shrine artifacts
Shrine artifacts Objects from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; four pieces of jewelry: two cowry shell necklaces, one necklace of seed beads, one bracelet of seed beads.
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Tassle
Tassle Object from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; black tassle.
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Double-sided spoon
Double-sided spoon From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; metal double-sided spoon with religious images on all sides.
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Desk set
Desk set Colin Turnbull's alabaster desk set with two pens; engraved "JILUC," meaning "Joseph I Love You, Colin."
10.
Cymbals
Cymbals From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; set of cymbals connected by a chain, leather straps connect cymbals to chain.
11.
Strand of beads
Strand of beads From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Four strands of silver beads with a screw closure and two decorated pieces with Buddhist images.
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Siva statue
Siva statue From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Siva with four arms, a serpent around his neck and legs, standing on a child in front of a circle with flames.
13.
Iron rings
Iron rings From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; two iron rings.
14.
Tourism and Pilgrimage Items
Tourism and Pilgrimage Items Items from Turnbull's "Tourism and Pilgrimage" project; a knife and two clay faces on a felt board, one enamel figure souvenir, and a metal sandal charm.
15.
Oil lamps
Oil lamps From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; two oil lamps.
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Cowry shells
Cowry shells From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a small box of cowry shells.
17.
Necklace
Necklace From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a necklace with heart-shaped enclosure and wooden beads.
18.
Lion ring
Lion ring From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; tarnished metal lion-faced ring.
19.
Brass bell
Brass bell Object from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; brass bell with chain attached to a figure at the top.
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Wooden stand
Wooden stand Object from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; wooden stand that probably held a buddha.