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1954-1989 (3)
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Art Metal-work, Tuare... (1)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Amulets
Amulets Three charms to ward off evil in the form of reptilian amulets. Origin Togo.
2.
Cross charm
Cross charm Silver Coptic cross with looped copper piece soddered on; origin Ethiopia.
3.
Doll
Doll Female doll wearing a white dress and yellow sash with the beaded letters "UOMO" and a heart on it. She is decorated with many charms, including coins, beads, and cowrie shells. Two of the coins have inscribed on them "Republic of West Africa." Origin Gambia.
4.
Charm
Charm Charm, coiled in the shape and design of a snake; used by snake charmers to deflate head of cobra; origin Varanasi (Benares).
5.
Necklace with charms
Necklace with charms Ivory tooth on a gold metal braided necklace with a lion charm signifying the Leo zodiac sign; personal belonging of Joseph Towles.
6.
Charm
Charm Circular charm with a thin piece of metal soddered to the back to be worn as a charm on a necklace; six-pointed star with a hole in the middle engraved on front; shaped like a gong with a loose part inside that makes noise; back is plain; origin Tuareg or Berber people.