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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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101.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with gray seeds. Origin West Africa.
102.
Seed necklace with pendant
Seed necklace with pendant Necklace made with brown and gray seeds, a brown tube, and a pendant. Origin West Africa.
103.
Clay bead necklace
Clay bead necklace Necklace made with two tones of brown clay beads. Origin West Africa.
104.
Rice and seed bead necklace
Rice and seed bead necklace Necklace made with brown and black rice seeds and beige seed beads. Origin West Africa.
105.
Clay and seed bead necklace
Clay and seed bead necklace Necklace made with brown clay beads and orange seed beads. Origin West Africa.
106.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with brown seeds. Origin West Africa.
107.
Kaolin pipe
Kaolin pipe Kaolin pipe with a landscape scene molded into the bowl. The scene contains a multi-storied building with an arched entryway and flag flying. Origin Africa.
108.
Pistol
Pistol A pirate's powder ball boot pistol; origin unknown.
109.
Musket
Musket A musket found under the floorboards of slave quarters at Ashemeade Plantation near Jacksonville, Florida.
110.
Walking stick
Walking stick Carved walnut walking stick (cane) found under the floorboards of slave quarters at Ashemeade Plantation near Jacksonville, Florida.
111.
Cutlass
Cutlass A pirate's whirling cutlass with etched bone handle. Origin unknown.
112.
Leg shackles
Leg shackles Set of iron leg shackles used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade from Africa to North America. The chains that join each cuff contain incised designs.
113.
Leg shackles
Leg shackles Set of iron leg shackles used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade from Africa to North America. The chains that join each cuff contain incised designs resembling ferns.
114.
Slave badge
Slave badge Copper slave badge, square in shape. Face is stamped "Charleston 1840 Servant 1869." 1840 is the year produced and 1869 signifies that it was the 1,869th "servant" badge sold that year.
115.
Leg shackles
Leg shackles Set of iron leg shackles used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade from Africa to North America. The chains that join each cuff contain incised designs.
116.
Slave badge
Slave badge Copper slave badge, square in shape. Face is stamped "Charleston 1847 Servant 1004."
117.
Slave badge
Slave badge Copper slave badge, square in shape, reading "Charleston 1845 Servant 1165."
118.
Slave badge
Slave badge Copper slave badge, square in shape, reading "Charleston 1851 Mechanic 74."
119.
Slave badge
Slave badge Copper slave badge imprinted "Charleston No. 261 Fruiterer 1812." The badge is a contemporary counterfeit -- "Fruiterer" is not a known occupation to be printed upon slave badges.
120.
Slave badge
Slave badge Copper slave badge, square in shape, reading "Charleston 20 Servant 1823." Under the date, a stamp reads "LAFA," signifying the maker, John Joseph Lafar.