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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head of a cattle herder, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
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Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head of a cattle herder, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
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Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head made for tourists, origin Uganda.
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Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head made for tourists, origin Uganda.
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure with tether headdress of wire and a shield, made for tourists, origin Uganda.
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Stone ashtray
Stone ashtray Red, black, and greenish-brown stone ashtray, made for tourists, origin West Africa.
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Lukembi
Lukembi Sixteen-note sound box, also known as board piano or thumb piano and lukembi, likembe, 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; two holes under the keys and some decoration on the side; inscription "RUMBA OPIKA MIE LEON L24B1954.BUNIA"; origin Bira people of the Ituri rainforest.
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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; two holes on bottom and one on back; crudely decorated with lines and scratch-like marks; origin Lese people of the Ituri rainforest.
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Lukembi
Lukembi Ten-note barrel-shaped sound box, also known as board piano or thumb piano and lukembi, likembe, 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; open at top and closed at bottom; one hole in bottom and one on back; semi-circular red markings on sides and top, rectangles etched on sides; metal wrapped around keys; origin Bira people of the Ituri rainforest.
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Lukembi
Lukembi Ten-note barrel-shaped sound box, also known as board piano or thumb piano and lukembi, likembe, 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; very decorated; bottom has hole with eleven additional holes encircling it; inscription "CT" and "CP11D" carved into back of wood; origin Ndaka people of the Ituri rainforest.
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Wooden stool
Wooden stool Wooden, three-legged stool that appears to have been carved from one piece of wood; origin Ik people of Uganda.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with a metal chain around it; metal coin with a hole is looped into chain; inscribed upon coin is "GEORGIUS SEXTUS REX ONE CENT"; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with two holes that would have had a chain or cord through them; wood is stained; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with a cord looped around the middle; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with wooden charm attached to a woven vine; vine is attached to central vertical piece with two holes; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with vine cord attached to two holes in the vertical piece of the object; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Beaded necklace
Beaded necklace Part of a necklace with green, red, white, and brown beads, the brown beads irregularly shaped; strung on a string that has unraveled at the end; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Wooden spoon
Wooden spoon Light brown wooden spoon with straight handle; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
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Wooden spoon
Wooden spoon Ladle-shaped wooden spoon with straight handle; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
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Wooden spoon
Wooden spoon Roughly done, straight handled wooden spoon; end of handle carved but not smooth; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.