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1954-1989 (42)

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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 toothpicks and holder
Ivory toothpicks and holder Ivory toothpick holder with 10 ivory toothpicks, made for hotels, carved design on toothpicks; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory toothpicks and holder
Ivory toothpicks and holder Ivory toothpick holder with 10 ivory toothpicks, made for hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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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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Ivory butter knife
Ivory butter knife Ivory replicas of European knives; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory trilogy figures
Ivory trilogy figures Ivory figures depicting the Three Wise Monkeys motif ("See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil"); origin Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory salt spoon
Ivory salt spoon Ivory salt spoon, made for hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Smoked ivory ornamental face mask
Smoked ivory ornamental face mask Smoked ivory ornamental face mask, mouth has five carved pointed teeth; origin Epulu (Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly Zaire), but is a replica of masks created by the Dan people of Cote d'Ivoire.
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Smoked ivory ornamental face mask
Smoked ivory ornamental face mask Smoked ivory ornamental face mask, mouth is wide oval, eyes are a rectangle; origin Epulu (Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly Zaire), but is a replica of masks created by the Dan people of Cote d'Ivoire.
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Ivory napkin ring
Ivory napkin ring Ivory tooth or tusk carved into an ornate ring with a circle and dot motif; resembles a napkin ring; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Smoked ivory ornamental face mask
Smoked ivory ornamental face mask Smoked ivory ornamental face mask, openings for eyes, mouth has slight opening, showing teeth, crown on head; origin Epulu (Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly Zaire), but is a replica of masks created by the Pende people (also of DRC).
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Ivory knife rest
Ivory knife rest Ivory knife rest with an elephant design, made for hotel use; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory shell
Ivory shell Ivory replica of a snail shell, seven holes indicate that it may have come unglued from another piece; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory flower vase
Ivory flower vase Ivory flower vase with human face on one side and lion on the other, made for hotel use; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Ivory flower vase
Ivory flower vase Ivory flower vase with human head, very stylized hair, made for hotel use; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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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 shoehorn
Ivory shoehorn Ivory replica of a European shoehorn; profile of a woman with sculptured hair, black holes for eyes; torso resembles woman wearing a dress in the shape of a shoehorn; origin Mangbetu people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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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.
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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.
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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.