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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Flip Wilson and Geraldine doll
Flip Wilson and Geraldine doll Talking doll depicting Flip Wilson on one side and Geraldine on the other. "The Flip Wilson Show" aired on NBC from 1970 to 1974.
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Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture with wood backing; man canoeing with two huts and two palm trees; inscribed on back: 1970 MR. PHEN Phenehas S. Sali; origin Uganda.
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Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture on wood backing; three birds in front of water with two palm trees; inscribed on back: 1970 MR. PHENEHAS SSALI; origin Uganda.
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Blacklight poster
Blacklight poster Detail of a blacklight poster entitled "War Queen." Full poster depicts a woman with a spear, knife, jewelry, and large earrings.
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Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture with wood backing; tall woman with child carrying a basket on her head, man with a spear, and two huts; origin Uganda.
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Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture on wood backing; antelope in a clearing by a lake, outlined in bark; origin Uganda.
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Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture on wood backing; village with two women in the forefront, mountains in the background, framed in bark; origin Uganda.
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Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture on wood backing; man in a canoe near by a palm tree, two huts and a tree in background; origin Uganda.
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Male wooden statue
Male wooden statue Male wooden figure carrying a vessel in left hand and a dagger in right. Origin Bena Lulua people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Female wooden statue
Female wooden statue Female wooden figure carrying a vessel in each hand. Origin Bena Lulua people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Wooden mask
Wooden mask Tall wooden mask in the shape of a plunging bird with a broad tail. Probable origin is the Mossi people of Burkina Faso.
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Wooden mask
Wooden mask Wooden mask with both human and animal characteristics. Origin Guro people of Cote d'Ivoire.
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Wood and metal mask
Wood and metal mask Wooden and metal mask from the Marka people used in circumcision rituals. Origin Mali.
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Wooden mask
Wooden mask Wooden ceremonial mask made for the Bwadi ya Kifwebe association, a group that polices social behavior and neutralizes disruptive elements within the Luba people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The masks are worn in a variety of ceremonies.
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Wooden stool
Wooden stool Wooden chief's stool decorated with four broad supports, each with two female figures, hands clasped over the stomach. The wood surface is treated with a white coloring agent. Origin Dogon people of Mali.
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Wooden stool
Wooden stool Heavy dark wooden chief's stool supported by a carving of a female figure. Origin Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Female wooden statue
Female wooden statue Standing female figure of dark wood attached to a small, untreated pedestal. Origin Baule people of Cote d'Ivoire.
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Wooden figure
Wooden figure Standing female attached to a double circular pedestal. Origin Baule people of Cote d'Ivoire.
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Wooden mask
Wooden mask Tall wooden mask with a rectangular box for the head. The top portion depicts a female figure below a perched bird with a downward thrusting arrow. Origin is either Dogon or Mossi people of Burkina Faso.
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Harp
Harp A three string harp with wooden arm, body of a turtle shell, animal skin, and wire strings. Origin Gabon.