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1954-1989 (4)
Circa 1951-1971 (2)
1971-1982 (1)
Early 19th Century (1)
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Subject
Horns (3)
Animals -- Africa, Ce... (2)
Musical Instruments (2)
Containers (1)
Copper (1)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Wooden mask
Wooden mask Dark, heavy wooden mask with horns and a helmet. The face appears to be surrounded by an animal's mane. Origin Liberia
2.
Powder horn
Powder horn Pirate's powder horn, used to store gunpowder. Engraved on the bottom of the horn is a flower design and the initials "T.Y." Origin unknown.
3.
Wooden mask
Wooden mask Wooden face mask with red horns, straw beard, holes for the eyes, and white painted designs; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ndaka people.
4.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure that has both animal and human features, standing on two legs with elongated snout, 6 large teeth, head cover with pieces resembling horns and a protruding piece in the middle; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
5.
Stone animal sculpture
Stone animal sculpture Well-carved stone sculpture of an animal with four horns, used in a domestic shrine; possibly depicts Nandi the bull, from Hindu mythology.
6.
Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, used for holding medicine; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
7.
Antelope horn
Antelope horn Antelope horn, use unknown; origin Ituri rainforest.
8.
Copper horn
Copper horn Copper horn with seven holes, decorative copper pieces; plays like a flute; possible origin Tibet.
9.
Wooden horn
Wooden horn Wooden horn in two parts with seven holes; possible origin Tibet.