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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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81.
Fetish figure
Fetish figure Well-carved small human fetish figure of a female; unusual triangular headpiece extends suspended above the head.
82.
Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, used for holding medicine; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
83.
Winnowing basket
Winnowing basket Circular winnowing basket with one wrapped piece for carrying or hanging; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
84.
Winnowing basket
Winnowing basket Circular winnowing basket; tightly woven, wrapped loop attached to rim and below rim is one solid piece of bamboo for stability; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
85.
Winnowing basket
Winnowing basket Winnowing basket; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
86.
Fire stick
Fire stick Vertical fire stick with one end carved; bark is shaved off; origin Ituri rainforest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
87.
Wooden Ndaka mask
Wooden Ndaka mask Wooden face decorated with white paint, straw beard, nose holes; face has white dots, outlined nose and lips with lines in the forehead area; string attached through holes in the back; origin Ndaka people of the Ituri rainforest.
88.
Wooden Ndaka mask
Wooden Ndaka mask Wooden face mask decorated with white, blue, and red paint; mouth carved in an oval, eyes have triangular lids with blue dots, chin has blue dots, cheeks have red and white dots, forehead has blue dots and white V-lines, straw beard; string attached to two nails in back; origin Ndaka people of the Ituri rainforest.
89.
Wooden Ndaka mask
Wooden Ndaka mask Wooden face decorated with white paint, straw beard, nose holes; face has white dots, outlined nose and lips; carved crown decorated with white strips; string attached through holes in the back; origin Ndaka people of the Ituri rainforest.
90.
Wooden Ndaka mask
Wooden Ndaka mask Wooden face mask decorated with white paint and straw beard; chin and cheeks have cobweb design, eyes are small triangles, elongated nose, forehead has horizontal dashes, headpiece has vertical white lines; broken string attached to one nail, straw attached through two small holes; origin Ndaka people of the Ituri rainforest.
91.
Wooden mask
Wooden mask Wooden initation doctor's mask with beard; ears, eyes, nose, and mouth all have holes; eyebrows carved down to the mouth in a series of reverse S's creating cheek bones; touched the nose is a carved vertical band; ears protude inward to eyes; faded white dots over entire face.
92.
Red ivory trumpet
Red ivory trumpet Red ivory trumpet with a carved human form; used by the Mbo and Ndaka people in the initiation of the Mbuti people; origin central Africa.
93.
Red ivory trumpet
Red ivory trumpet Red ivory trumpet with a carved bird and snake, some kind of skin around larger opening; origin Central Africa.
94.
Ivory butter knife
Ivory butter knife Ivory replicas of European knives; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
95.
Ivory ornamental face mask
Ivory ornamental face mask Ornamental face mask with open eyes, carved hair, and a string through the holes at top; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
96.
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).
97.
Wooden drum
Wooden drum Wooden drum with two small handles, two heads made of hide, and a leather cord connecting the two hides; origin Ganda people of Uganda.
98.
Hunting spear
Hunting spear Elephant hunting spear with wooden handle, metal blade, and cord wrapped around the handle attaching the blade; thought to be made by villagers and used by the Mbuti of the Ituri forest.
99.
Raffia mat
Raffia mat Purple and tan plaid raffia mat with a green border; origin Ituri forest.
100.
Ivory ornamental face mask
Ivory ornamental face mask Ornamental face mask with elongated nose, carved headpiece, closed eyes, and a string through the holes at top; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).