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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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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.
2.
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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Elephant tail bracelet
Elephant tail bracelet Bracelet made of elephant tail. Origin West Africa.
4.
Raffia bracelet
Raffia bracelet Bracelet made of brown and black raffia. Origin West Africa.
5.
Cocoa bean necklace
Cocoa bean necklace Necklace or toy made with cocoa beans. Origin West Africa.
6.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with gray seeds. Origin West Africa.
7.
Cowrie shell necklace
Cowrie shell necklace Cowrie shell necklace, made with brown seeds, green beads, and white shells; main piece in the shape of a triangle with 28 shells; origin Wolof people of Senegal.
8.
Shawl pin
Shawl pin Metal Tuareg shawl pin with intricate design on face and blank back; origin Mali.
9.
Seed necklace with pendant
Seed necklace with pendant Necklace made with brown and gray seeds, a brown tube, and a pendant. Origin West Africa.
10.
Clay bead necklace
Clay bead necklace Necklace made with two tones of brown clay beads. Origin West Africa.
11.
Rice and seed bead necklace
Rice and seed bead necklace Necklace made with brown and black rice seeds and beige seed beads. Origin West Africa.
12.
Clay and seed bead necklace
Clay and seed bead necklace Necklace made with brown clay beads and orange seed beads. Origin West Africa.
13.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with brown seeds. Origin West Africa.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Bracelet with incised geometric decoration. Origin Cross River region of western Africa.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Bracelet with incised concentric ring motif. Origin Baule or Akan people of Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana.