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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Fire stick
Fire stick Wooden stick with one end carved in a circular design; part of a fire stick, very smooth; origin Ituri rainforest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Walking stick
Walking stick Wooden cane-shaped walking stick; origin Ik people of Uganda.
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Walking stick
Walking stick Wooden cane-shaped walking stick; origin Ik people of Uganda.
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Walking stick
Walking stick Walking stick that is straight, as opposed to cane-shaped; top shaped like a knob, wood two-toned; origin Ik people of Uganda.
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Walking stick
Walking stick Walking stick that is straight, as opposed to cane-shaped; top is narrow, wood two-toned; origin Ik people of Uganda.
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Walking stick
Walking stick Cane-shaped wooden walking stick that is broken; two-toned wood, four metal bands randomly placed; origin Ik people of Uganda.
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Walking stick
Walking stick East-African imitation of a European walking stick; cane-shaped with metal tip, metal band with markings; cane is notched; origin East Africa.
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Fire stick
Fire stick Vertical fire stick with one end carved; bark is shaved off; origin Ituri rainforest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ritual stick
Ritual stick Intricately woven basket tree stick used as a ritual symbol.
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Walking stick
Walking stick Carved walnut walking stick (cane) found under the floorboards of slave quarters at Ashemeade Plantation near Jacksonville, Florida.
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Ritual stick
Ritual stick Wooden stick carved at ends.
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Ritual stick
Ritual stick Twisted wooden stick considered ritually powerful because of charm.
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Ritual stick
Ritual stick A basket tree stick used as a ritual status symbol, origin Epulu region of the Ituri rainforest.
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Stick whistle
Stick whistle Stick that is cleft on one end with an orange string wrapped around cleft; reed whistle loosely attached to the other end.
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Fire stick
Fire stick Base of a fire stick with four holes in it, broken at one end; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Goge
Goge One-string stick fiddle (goge); a string passes over a small bridge placed close to the edge of the gourd, which rotates; ornately carved handle, origin Ituri forest.
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Leather Stick
Leather Stick Leather hand-crafted stick with stitching and several sections with hand-woven areas. Origin Liberia.
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Minstrel puppet
Minstrel puppet A minstrel stick puppet. Minstrel shows were a type of entertainment popular from the 1840s to as late as the 1960s that featured performers in blackface. Figure has movable parts connected by pins.
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Ritual stick
Ritual stick Ritual staff of office; wood is divided into intricately carved and decorated sections.
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Metal blade
Metal blade Metal blade, crudely finished; S-shaped curved design with a pointed finish, possibly to stick into the ground; unknown origin.