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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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141.
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.
142.
Blue Amberol cylinder
Blue Amberol cylinder Edison Blue Amberol recording of Fred Van Eps "Darkies Dream" and "Darkies Awakening." Patent information on top of cover reads "1910. John Young, Frederick J Wheeler." Etched into the top of the cylinder is "Thomas A. Edison Patd. 183; 1544 DARKIES DREAM & DARKIES AWAKENING VAN EPS." Bottom of cylinder is imprinted "Seeley Tube and Box Co. Newark, N.J. USA."
143.
Musket
Musket A musket found under the floorboards of slave quarters at Ashemeade Plantation near Jacksonville, Florida.
144.
Female bronze statue
Female bronze statue Bronze statue of a female holding a child. The woman has markings on her skirt and is carrying a basket on her head. Origin Liberia.
145.
Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle with five star points containing metal balls that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
146.
Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle decorated with six balls, each marked with a cross. The balls contain metal pieces that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
147.
Elephant tail bracelet
Elephant tail bracelet Bracelet made of elephant tail. Origin West Africa.
148.
Raffia bracelet
Raffia bracelet Bracelet made of brown and black raffia. Origin West Africa.
149.
Cocoa bean necklace
Cocoa bean necklace Necklace or toy made with cocoa beans. Origin West Africa.
150.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with gray seeds. Origin West Africa.
151.
Seed necklace with pendant
Seed necklace with pendant Necklace made with brown and gray seeds, a brown tube, and a pendant. Origin West Africa.
152.
Weaver nest
Weaver nest Nest of a weaver bird; origin Liberia.
153.
Buttons of John Brown's raiders
Buttons of John Brown's raiders Three bone buttons acquired from the bodies of John Brown's raiders. The bodies were reinterred at the John Brown Farm in North Elba, New York in 1899. Mounted and framed with a caricature of John Brown.
154.
Jewelry
Jewelry Anklet or bracelet with incised geometric decoration. Origin Tuareg people of Niger.
155.
Currency
Currency Currency in the form of a heavy hemispherical bangle with beveled edges. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Bambole, Bayele, and Balengo people of the Mbole region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
156.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Bracelet with incised geometric decoration. Origin Cross River region of western Africa.
157.
Currency
Currency Metal coil currency. Origin Igbo people of Nigeria.
158.
Plaque
Plaque Plaque in high relief depicting two warrior-like figures carrying weapons. Origin Nigeria or Benin.
159.
Currency
Currency Currency in the form of an anklet in high relief. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Ekonda people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
160.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Bracelet with incised concentric ring motif. Origin Baule or Akan people of Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana.