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Art, Kenyan (3)
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Turkana (African Peopl... (3)
Wood-carving -- Africa... (3)
Headrests -- Africa (2)
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Date
1954-1989 (3)
Undated (1)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Carving of a human and an animal; the shapes are intertwined and a human face is part of the animal figure; origin South Kenya; engraved lettering on front reads "MR KASUMILI IOMASIL FROM_MbEGAM LD bAGAMOYO MAKOMDE."
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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.