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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Table ornament
Table ornament Ivory table ornament in two pieces, flying bird design, made for use in hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Wooden shield
Wooden shield Wooden shield for ceremonial purposes (possibly of the Asmat people). It is carved from a light weight wood. Origin Papua New Guinea.
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Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle with five star points containing metal balls that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
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Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle decorated with six balls, each marked with a cross. The balls contain metal pieces that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
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Doll
Doll Female doll wearing a white dress and yellow sash with the beaded letters "UOMO" and a heart on it. She is decorated with many charms, including coins, beads, and cowrie shells. Two of the coins have inscribed on them "Republic of West Africa." Origin Gambia.
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Doll
Doll Doll made with cloth, beads, wire, metal, and leather. Origin Ndebele people of South Africa.
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Soap dish
Soap dish Circular brass soap dish that accompanies a brass bucket (1989.001.076) and has a design engraved on it; several holes on the tray and a raised bowl without decoration; origin Berber people of Morocco.