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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Tuyere (kiln part)
Tuyere (kiln part) End of a pottery tuyere used in a kiln; a tuyere is a tube through which air or oxygen is blown into a blast furnace, a ceramic blow tube to keep the furnace hot; origin Uganda.
202.
Bellows
Bellows Bellows used with tuyere and kiln; top skin and stick are missing; origin Uganda.
203.
Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket with two handles; tray-shaped, repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material with handles on either side, plain underside; origin Uganda.
204.
Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket; repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material, plain underside; origin Uganda.
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Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket; repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material, plain underside; origin Uganda.
206.
Decorated wooden bowl
Decorated wooden bowl Decorated wooden bowl with a lid on top of a stem; container is stained dark brown with two areas of a lighter brown color; origin Uganda.
207.
Wooden female figure
Wooden female figure Stylized female figure holding a pot on her head, supported on her knees; carved of one piece of wood; origin Uganda.
208.
Ebony ashtray
Ebony ashtray Ebony ashtray that is a cross-section of a tree trunk; three grooves for cigarettes, etc., center is circular with grooves; inscribed on bottom: AS_H _GATHON"; origin Uganda.
209.
Beaded necklace
Beaded necklace Necklace made of metal beads on a leather strap; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
210.
Atubwa (wooden bowl)
Atubwa (wooden bowl) Wooden bowl (atubwa); origin Turkana people of Kenya.
211.
Atubwa (wooden bowl)
Atubwa (wooden bowl) Wooden bowl (atubwa) with two pieces of metal-like staples on one side; bowl is oval in shape, rounded on the bottom; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
212.
Wooden spoon
Wooden spoon Wooden spoon; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
213.
Wooden spoon
Wooden spoon Small wooden spoon with straight handle; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
214.
Small knife
Small knife Small knife with wooden handle wrapped in a metal strip; hide sheath decorated with a strip of wood wrapped with thick thread; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
215.
Ebony letter opener
Ebony letter opener Ebony paper knife with an elephant carved on the handle, large notch carved just below elephant; origin West Kenya.
216.
Circular knife
Circular knife Circular knife, believed to be worn on a wrist; blade edge is covered, ends of cover have copper fittings, interior opening has cover with wire decoration; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
217.
Knife with sheath
Knife with sheath Decorative knife with metal blade and wooden handle with metal dots at top and base; sheath with a wrist thong made of some sort of hide; metal wire wrapped around tip of sheath; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
218.
Domestic knife
Domestic knife Women's domestic knife with wooden handle and metal, diamond-shaped blade; some type of coating on blade; origin Mbuti people of the Ituri rainforest.
219.
Knife with wooden handle
Knife with wooden handle Knife with metal blade and wooden handle; metal strips wrap around upper portion of handle; origin Bira people of the Ituri rainforest.
220.
Knife with wooden handle and sheath
Knife with wooden handle and sheath Man's knife with metal blade in a two-sectioned wooden sheath which is wrapped in some areas with metal lacing; wooden carved handle; appears to be carved from the same piece of wood; origin Bira people of the Ituri rainforest.