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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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61.
Hide place mat
Hide place mat Round hide table mat with blue and beige stitching around the edge and four clover/leaf designs in black; origin Uganda.
62.
Hide place mat
Hide place mat Round hide table mat with blue and beige stitching around the edge and four clover/leaf designs in black; origin Uganda.
63.
Straw basket
Straw basket Straw basket thought to have carried vegetables; origin Uganda.
64.
Hide place mat
Hide place mat Round hide table mat with blue and beige stitching around the edge and four clover/leaf designs in black; origin Uganda.
65.
Straw vegetable basket
Straw vegetable basket Market carrying basket with two handles; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
66.
Straw market basket
Straw market basket Market carrying basket with two handles; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
67.
Wooden teapot
Wooden teapot Wooden teapot decorated metal decoration and lid; origin Tibet.
68.
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.
69.
Gurkha knife sheath
Gurkha knife sheath Sheath of a kukri, or "Gurkha knife"; made of wood and covered in hide; leather cord attached to top of sheath; lightly pressed design on seamless side; origin Nepal.
70.
Wooden dog bell
Wooden dog bell Wooden dog bell with wooden clapper, cord, and leather strap; bell has pattern on one side; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
71.
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.
72.
Mortar
Mortar Mortar of light and dark brown wood; origin Bira people of the Ituri rainforest.
73.
Mortar
Mortar Mortar with handle which extends in one piece from rim to base; top rim decorated with spaced parallel lines, side of rim has cut-outs; base is scalloped; origin Bira people of the Ituri rainforest.
74.
Mortar
Mortar Mortar with a wide mouth; origin Ndaka people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
75.
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.
76.
Castanets
Castanets Pair of circular seed castanets connected by material; origin Epulu region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
77.
Fetish figure
Fetish figure Small wooden fetish figure; origin West Africa.
78.
Fetish figure
Fetish figure Well-carved small human fetish figure of a female; unusual triangular headpiece extends suspended above the head.
79.
Stick whistle
Stick whistle Stick that is cleft on one end with an orange string wrapped around cleft; reed whistle loosely attached to the other end.
80.
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; white ivory head.