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1954-1989 (13)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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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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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of a leopard man standing over an initiate of the nkumbi circumcision ritual; larger figure has spotted covering, slits for eyes and openings for arms, textured knee-length pants; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of Mbuti hunter with spear.
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Carving of a human and an animal; the shapes are intertwined and a human face is part of the animal figure; origin South Kenya; engraved lettering on front reads "MR KASUMILI IOMASIL FROM_MbEGAM LD bAGAMOYO MAKOMDE."
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure with tether headdress of wire and a shield, made for tourists, origin Uganda.
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Carved wooden figure of an Mbuti of Ituri forest; holes in each hand that are meant to hold spears.
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden male fetish figure, hands joined together under chin, helmet-like head covering, rectangular box cut into center; origin Epulu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Muahammad Ali action figure
Muahammad Ali action figure Plastic action figure depicting Muhammad Ali "The Champ."
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure that has both animal and human features, standing on two legs with elongated snout, 6 large teeth, head cover with pieces resembling horns and a protruding piece in the middle; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of Mbuti carrying a well-carved hunting net, eyes closed, on an oval base; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of man lacking torso, hands, and feet, mouth stained red, eyes white; origin Epulu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Metal figure
Metal figure Early metal statue of figure seated at an alter with a snake next to an urn on a platform; likely Buddhist; origin North India.
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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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Fetish figure
Fetish figure Small wooden fetish figure; origin West Africa.
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Fetish figure
Fetish figure Well-carved small human fetish figure of a female; unusual triangular headpiece extends suspended above the head.
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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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Ivory figure
Ivory figure Ivory figure of a man in bark cloth; he appears to be holding something in his right hand; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory woman figure
Ivory woman figure Ivory figure of a woman wearing a skirt.
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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).