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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Uher tape recorder
Uher tape recorder Uher reel-to-reel tape recorder with cord and AC adapter attached; used by Joseph Towles in 1972.
2.
Coaster
Coaster From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; coaster with crossstitch around border.
3.
Water pitcher
Water pitcher From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Brass water pitcher with ornate snake handle; main body of pitcher decorated with animals, trees, and a shrine; spout has bird and leaf motif.
4.
Desk set
Desk set Colin Turnbull's alabaster desk set with two pens; engraved "JILUC," meaning "Joseph I Love You, Colin."
5.
35mm Camera
35mm Camera Cavalier EE Auto 35mm Camera; Modified/renamed version of Taron Auto EE (1963); in leather carrying case; c. 1965.
6.
Cymbals
Cymbals From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; set of cymbals connected by a chain, leather straps connect cymbals to chain.
7.
Strand of beads
Strand of beads From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Four strands of silver beads with a screw closure and two decorated pieces with Buddhist images.
8.
Siva statue
Siva statue From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Siva with four arms, a serpent around his neck and legs, standing on a child in front of a circle with flames.
9.
Copper teapot
Copper teapot From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Copper teapot, lid has four images of a face, body has four embossed designs, greek key design around base, spout resembles elephant trunk.
10.
Iron rings
Iron rings From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; two iron rings.
11.
Oil lamps
Oil lamps From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; two oil lamps.
12.
Miscellaneous objects
Miscellaneous objects From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a metal cup, an ornate metal top (broken and rusted), broken wooden beads, and a gold-painted plastic top.
13.
Cowry shells
Cowry shells From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a small box of cowry shells.
14.
Necklace
Necklace From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a necklace with heart-shaped enclosure and wooden beads.
15.
Lion ring
Lion ring From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; tarnished metal lion-faced ring.
16.
Typewriter case
Typewriter case Black typewriter case with two metal clasps and twine handle.
17.
Double-sided spoon
Double-sided spoon From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; metal double-sided spoon with religious images on all sides.
18.
Metal pin
Metal pin From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; metal souvenir pin, possibly of a Buddhist temple.
19.
Necklace with charms
Necklace with charms Ivory tooth on a gold metal braided necklace with a lion charm signifying the Leo zodiac sign; personal belonging of Joseph Towles.
20.
Smith & Corona typewriter
Smith & Corona typewriter Black Smith & Corona manual typewriter used by Joseph Towles in the field in the 1960s; top cover has the word "SILENT."