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1954-1989 (5)
Undated (2)
Circa 1951-1971 (1)

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Berbers -- Morocco (1)
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Crosses -- Ethiopia (1)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Charm
Charm Circular charm with a thin piece of metal soddered to the back to be worn as a charm on a necklace; six-pointed star with a hole in the middle engraved on front; shaped like a gong with a loose part inside that makes noise; back is plain; origin Tuareg or Berber people.
2.
Charm
Charm Charm, coiled in the shape and design of a snake; used by snake charmers to deflate head of cobra; origin Varanasi (Benares).
3.
Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with wooden charm attached to a woven vine; vine is attached to central vertical piece with two holes; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
4.
Necklace with charms
Necklace with charms Ivory tooth on a gold metal braided necklace with a lion charm signifying the Leo zodiac sign; personal belonging of Joseph Towles.
5.
Cross charm
Cross charm Silver Coptic cross with looped copper piece soddered on; origin Ethiopia.
6.
Tourism and Pilgrimage Items
Tourism and Pilgrimage Items Items from Turnbull's "Tourism and Pilgrimage" project; a knife and two clay faces on a felt board, one enamel figure souvenir, and a metal sandal charm.
7.
Elephant hair bracelet with charm
Elephant hair bracelet with charm Elephant hair bracelet; three rings connected in middle by twisted pieces and a square piece made of wood or ivory; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
8.
Ritual stick
Ritual stick Twisted wooden stick considered ritually powerful because of charm.