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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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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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Wood elephant carving
Wood elephant carving Wood carving of an elephant with two circles for eyes; top and ear flattened; three long feet intertwined around carving.
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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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Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has black beads for earrings and contains wood burning decorations on the base. Origin West Africa.
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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 blocks
Wooden blocks Two blocks of wood that are painted white on top and widest side. They are documented as having come from Harriet Beecher Stowe's house.
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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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Hanging wood carving
Hanging wood carving Carved wood image of a village scene. Origin Conakry, Guinea.
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Wooden carving
Wooden carving Carved statue of a woman wearing a raffia skirt and cowrie shell earrings. Tattoos mark her shoulders and her face is painted. Made of dark wood with a natural clay stand.
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Rectangular wooden gong
Rectangular wooden gong Rectangular gong; two pieces of wood fastened together with a glue-like substance; opening on one side, wood bows out on front and back, and top and bottom edges are jagged; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure with both animal and human features, bowl-shaped headpiece; wood is soft, appears to be a fetish figure; origin Ndaka people, Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Wooden bust
Wooden bust Polished wooden head of a woman with turban-type head cover, dark stain, wood may be mahogany, origin North Africa.
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden head with both animal and human features; mane, tusks, and nose of an animal, ears, mouth, and eyes of a human; geometric design on base, back is plain, soft wood; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Wooden nkumbi stool
Wooden nkumbi stool Wooden nkumbi household stool used in initiation with two pieces of wood lying on top; four legs, darker in color, curve upward, 3 holes in each side on the darker band of color; one piece of wood is inscribed "Innsbruck Sept 27 1953"; origin Bira people of the Ituri rainforest.
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Wooden Krishna statue
Wooden Krishna statue Carved likeness of Krishna on a wood base, plain back; origin Tamil Nadu.
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Wooden female figure
Wooden female figure Stylized female figure holding a pot on her head, supported on her knees; carved of one piece of wood; origin Uganda.
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Whistle
Whistle Whistle made of wood with a metal ring on one end and wax or gum stuck to the outside of the wood; appears to be in the shape of an animal on one end.
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Wooden female figure
Wooden female figure Wood carving of a pregnant woman with bulging eyes, hand in mouth, and feet directed sideways, on a stand; shoulders have two lines incised as some type of decoration.
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Wooden female figure
Wooden female figure Wood carving of a female figure with bulging stomach, long toes, pointed large ears, goatee, raised left leg, and large teeth.
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Candle holder
Candle holder Wood carving that was used as a candle-holder; birds and crocodiles carved around the stand; remnants of the candle remain; origin south Kenya.