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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has black beads for earrings and contains wood burning decorations on the base. Origin West Africa.
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Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has yellow beads for earrings. Origin West Africa.
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Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. Origin West Africa.
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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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Kingele pallet bell
Kingele pallet bell Metal kingele pallet bell used by dancers in the nkumbi initiation ritual of the Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Ivory hair pin
Ivory hair pin Ivory hairpin, curved with a pointed tip on one end and the other a carved head of a woman; hair is that of a Mangbetu woman, decoration on torso.
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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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Belly harp
Belly harp Six string belly harp with two sistra (or zistra) attached and a gourd resonator. The gourd has animal skin stretched over it and contains a rectangular opening. The sistra are triangular with circular metal rings that produce noise when shaken. Origin West Africa.
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Sand cast trade beads
Sand cast trade beads Strand of African sand cast glass trade beads strung on raffia.
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Sand cast trade beads
Sand cast trade beads Strand of African sand cast glass trade beads strung on raffia.
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Sand cast trade beads
Sand cast trade beads Strand of African sand cast glass trade beads strung on raffia.
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Kaolin pipe
Kaolin pipe Kaolin pipe with a landscape scene molded into the bowl. The scene contains a multi-storied building with an arched entryway and flag flying. Origin Africa.
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Zither
Zither Unstrung zither made by the Nyamwezi (Wanyamwezi) people of Tanzania.
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Lukembi
Lukembi Twelve-note sound box, also known as thumb piano, board piano, lukembi, or kalimba; wooden with keys made from spoon handles, bicycle spikes, or metal keys hammered to the desired shape; keys plucked with thumb and fingers; one hole on base and one on back; one key has a coil wrap; crudely decorated with lines and scratch-like marks on back; origin Ngwanda people of Central Africa.
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Fetish figure
Fetish figure Small wooden fetish figure; origin West Africa.
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Metal object
Metal object Metal wedding exchange object that looks like an anchor; string tied at neck; origin Kwele people of Central Africa.
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Wooden stool
Wooden stool Wooden stool with a base and top joined by four carved vertical supports. Seat contains a circular band of cowrie shells and inlaid ivory. Origin West Africa.
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Cocoa bean necklace
Cocoa bean necklace Necklace or toy made with cocoa beans. Origin West Africa.
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Clay bead necklace
Clay bead necklace Necklace made with two tones of brown clay beads. Origin West Africa.