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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Wrist shackles
Wrist shackles Set of iron wrist shackles; two U-shaped cuffs with large iron pin enclosures. Leather strap attached to one link. Closed cuff has a pin lock.
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Wrist shackles
Wrist shackles Set of wrist shackles with two D-shaped cuffs, one containing a pin lock and the other with overlapping links.
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Wrist shackles
Wrist shackles Set of iron wrist shackles with two D-shaped cuffs, one containing a pin lock and the other with overlapping links. Origin South Carolina.
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Wrist shackles
Wrist shackles Set of iron wrist shackles with U-shaped cuffs and interlocking link closures.
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Wrist shackles
Wrist shackles Set of iron wrist shackles with two D-shaped cuffs, one containing a pin lock and the other with overlapping links. Relatively small cuffs indicate that they may have been designed for a child.
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Wrist shackles
Wrist shackles Set of wrist shackles with two D-shaped cuffs, one with a pin lock and the other with overlapping links.
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Fly wrist
Fly wrist Ritual fly wrist used by doctors; long wooden handle with some type of hair attached; purchased from Turkana (Kenya).
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Circular knife
Circular knife Circular knife, believed to be worn on a wrist; blade edge is covered, ends of cover have copper fittings, interior opening has cover with wire decoration; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Knife with sheath
Knife with sheath Decorative knife with metal blade and wooden handle with metal dots at top and base; sheath with a wrist thong made of some sort of hide; metal wire wrapped around tip of sheath; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Slave shackles
Slave shackles Slave shackles, most likely wrist or ankle, with original key; one circular ring, four oval links.