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1954-1989 (315)

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Uganda -- Civilization (48)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Fertility doll
Fertility doll A black wooden fertility doll carried by expectant mothers; origin Ashanti people of Ghana.
2.
Gurkha knife
Gurkha knife A kukri, or "Gurkha knife"; large knife has decorated ivory handle and blade, metal piece at end of the handle, pointed tip; two small knives with ivory handles; all three knives fit into plain black sheath; origin Nepal.
3.
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.
4.
Animal tooth
Animal tooth Animal tooth, origin unknown.
5.
Animal tooth
Animal tooth Animal tooth, origin unknown.
6.
Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, use unknown; origin Ituri rainforest.
7.
Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, used for holding medicine; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
8.
Arrows
Arrows Arrows with metal points and wooden shafts used for hunting large game; origin Mbuti people of the Ituri rainforest.
9.
Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture on wood backing; man with spear, woman with basket on head, and figure under a tree; large hut in foreground, two in background, large palm tree on righthand side of picture; framed with wire on back for hanging; origin Uganda.
10.
Snuff holder
Snuff holder Bark snuff holder; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
11.
Snuff holder
Snuff holder Bark snuff holder; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
12.
Fire stick
Fire stick Base of a fire stick with four holes in it, broken at one end; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
13.
Braided belt
Braided belt Braided belt, possibly of vine.
14.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with intricate design engraved around sides; origin Morocco.
15.
Buddha statue
Buddha statue Brass figure of seated Buddha, eyes closed, in a meditative position; origin unknown.
16.
Brass weight
Brass weight Brass goldweight; figure of a man smoking a pipe and carrying a jug on his head; origin Ashanti people of Ghana.
17.
Brass weight
Brass weight Brass goldweight with a series of triangles cut into top of weight; origin Ashanti people of Ghana.
18.
Brass Menorah
Brass Menorah Brass menorah, possible origin Ethiopia.
19.
Brass tray
Brass tray Brass tray, design engraved on top; origin Morocco.
20.
Buddha statue
Buddha statue Buddha wearing a garment of gold seated on a gold throne in a meditative position, decorative markings on the bottom; origin unknown.