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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Batik
Batik Batik depicting a man herding animals.
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Batik
Batik Batik depicting a woman holding a jar on her head and child on her back.
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Wooden carving
Wooden carving Carved statue of a woman wearing a raffia skirt and cowrie shell earrings. Tattoos mark her shoulders and her face is painted. Made of dark wood with a natural clay stand.
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Stone sculpture
Stone sculpture Black smooth stone sculpture with an open spiral design depicting the heads of a mother and child. Origin Africa.
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Stone sculpture
Stone sculpture Black smooth stone sculpture of a woman holding a female child.
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Stone sculpture
Stone sculpture Black smooth stone sculpture of a woman holding a female child.
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Iron statuette
Iron statuette Bearded elongated figure holding a bow and arrow. A container hangs from both his hip and back. Origin Burkina Faso.
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Iron statuette
Iron statuette Elongated female figure wearing a headdress and holding a long tool and a container. Origin Burkina Faso.
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Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant carving Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks, eyes, and toes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.
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Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant carving Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks and eyes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.
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Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant carving Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks and eyes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.
12.
Rectangular wooden gong
Rectangular wooden gong Rectangular gong; two pieces of wood fastened together with a glue-like substance; opening on one side, wood bows out on front and back, and top and bottom edges are jagged; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Wooden slit gong
Wooden slit gong Wooden slit gong with two handles carved on each side, one with metal and straw wrapped around it; metal strip and random nails nailed onto one side; origin Rwanda.
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Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant carving Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks and eyes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.
15.
Wooden slit gong
Wooden slit gong Wooden slit gong with design carved on top; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bira people. Initials "KO KO" burned into one side.
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Wooden drumsticks for use with slit gong
Wooden drumsticks for use with slit gong Two wooden drum sticks with resin heads for use with slit gongs; origin Rwanda.
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Bone drumstick for use with slit gong
Bone drumstick for use with slit gong Drumstick made of a bare bone; for use with slit gong.
18.
Bone drumstick with leather covering for use with slit gong
Bone drumstick with leather covering for use with slit gong Bone drumstick with leather stitched over joint end; for use with slit gong.
19.
Patterned wooden comb
Patterned wooden comb Wooden comb with carved pattern on both sides and a hole in the handle; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Plastic and metal hair comb
Plastic and metal hair comb Black plastic hair comb with metal prongs, black panther fist and peace sign engraved into handle.