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1954-1989 (11)
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Art Objects -- Africa (6)
Ivory Carving -- Congo... (6)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Decorative elephant tusk
Decorative elephant tusk Very decorative carved elephant tusk with interconnected human and animal motifs, lions, elephant, alligator, antelope, and human; origin Ituri forest.
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Decorative elephant tusk
Decorative elephant tusk Very decorative carved elephant tusk with interconnected human and animal motifs, lions, elephant, alligator, antelope, and human; origin Ituri forest.
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Elephant tail bracelet
Elephant tail bracelet Bracelet made of elephant tail. Origin West Africa.
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Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
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Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
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Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
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Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant carving Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks, eyes, and toes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.
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Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant carving Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks and eyes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.
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Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant carving Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks and eyes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.
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Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant carving Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks and eyes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.
11.
Elephant hair bracelet
Elephant hair bracelet Elephant hair bracelet; four rings with two decorative twisted pieces; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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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.
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Fossilized elephant tooth
Fossilized elephant tooth Fossilized elephant tooth from Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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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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Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
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Ebony letter opener
Ebony letter opener Ebony paper knife with an elephant carved on the handle, large notch carved just below elephant; origin West Kenya.
17.
Hunting spear
Hunting spear Elephant hunting spear with wooden handle, metal blade, and cord wrapped around the handle attaching the blade; thought to be made by villagers and used by the Mbuti of the Ituri forest.
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Ivory elephant carving
Ivory elephant carving Ivory elephant, origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory elephant carving
Ivory elephant carving Ivory elephant with holes for eyes, origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory elephant carving
Ivory elephant carving Ivory elephant with holes for eyes; tusks broken; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).