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Art Objects -- Africa,... (13)
Carving (Decorative Ar... (5)
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Date
Circa 1965-1966 (11)
1954-1989 (2)
Late 20th Century (1)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
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.
2.
Mask
Mask Wooden East African mask with elongated face.
3.
Soapstone vase
Soapstone vase Soapstone vessel in the shape of a small vase with wide mouth and narrow neck, origin West Kenya.
4.
Soapstone head
Soapstone head Soapstone pear-shaped head with accented nose and lips, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
5.
Soapstone head
Soapstone head Soapstone pear-shaped head with accented nose and lips, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
6.
Soapstone Bowl
Soapstone Bowl Black soapstone bowl; plain except for one decoration around rim; origin East Africa.
7.
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.
8.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head of a cattle herder, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
9.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head of a cattle herder, made for tourists, origin west Kenya.
10.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head made for tourists, origin Uganda.
11.
Carved wooden head
Carved wooden head Carved wooden head made for tourists, origin Uganda.
12.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure with tether headdress of wire and a shield, made for tourists, origin Uganda.
13.
Straw trivet
Straw trivet Orange and natural colored woven round, flat straw object resembling a trivet; no decoration on bottom; possible origin Uganda (weaving pattern resembles objects from Uganda).
14.
Wooden stool
Wooden stool Wooden, three-legged stool that appears to have been carved from one piece of wood; origin Ik people of Uganda.