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Date
1954-1989 (17)
Circa 1965-1966 (10)
Undated (6)
Circa 1951-1971 (4)
20th Century (3)
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Ivory Carving -- Congo... (10)
Carving (Decorative Ar... (8)
Art, Ugandan (6)
Art Objects -- Africa,... (6)
Pende (African People)... (5)
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Creator
Holcombe, Zena L (1)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations; white ivory head.
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Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations; dark ivory head.
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Soapstone head
Soapstone head Soapstone pear-shaped head with accented nose and lips, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
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Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head of a cattle herder, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
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Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head of a cattle herder, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
6.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head made for tourists, origin Uganda.
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Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head made for tourists, origin Uganda.
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Soapstone head
Soapstone head Soapstone pear-shaped head with accented nose and lips, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
9.
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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Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations.
11.
Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations.
12.
Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations.
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Ivory ornamental head
Ivory ornamental head Ivory stylized Mangbetu head, poised upwards; origin Mangbetu people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory ornamental head
Ivory ornamental head Ivory human head; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
15.
Wooden mask
Wooden mask Tall wooden mask with a rectangular box for the head. The top portion depicts a female figure below a perched bird with a downward thrusting arrow. Origin is either Dogon or Mossi people of Burkina Faso.
16.
Female bronze statue
Female bronze statue Bronze statue of a female holding a child. The woman has markings on her skirt and is carrying a basket on her head. Origin Liberia.
17.
Doll
Doll Female doll dressed in a wrap skirt, lace top, shawl, and head wrap with gold jewelry. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
18.
Wood carving
Wood carving Wooden carving depicting the head of an antelope. Origin Liberia.
19.
Ivory sculpture
Ivory sculpture Carved ivory sculpture of a kneeling man with a snake around his neck and flat bowl on his head. Origin Togo.
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Ivory sculpture
Ivory sculpture Carved ivory sculpture of a kneeling man with a bowl on his head. Both hands hold his beard. Origin Togo.