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Jewelry -- Africa, Su... (13)
Bracelets (7)
Mbo (Congolese (Democr... (7)
Necklaces (2)
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Circa 1951-1971 (11)
1954-1989 (2)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Bracelet
Bracelet Braided brown bracelet from Mbo people of Zaire (later, the Democratic Republic of the Congo).
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Solid metal ring visibly fused together at a point; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people; Circumference.
3.
Elephant hair bracelet
Elephant hair bracelet Elephant hair bracelet; four rings with two decorative twisted pieces; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
4.
Elephant hair bracelet with charm
Elephant hair bracelet with charm Elephant hair bracelet; three rings connected in middle by twisted pieces and a square piece made of wood or ivory; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal bracelet; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal bracelet; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal wire bracelet with four wires connected by two wider twisted wires and with movable circular wires for decoration; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal bracelet; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
9.
Ivory ring
Ivory ring Carved ivory ring; origin Ituri, but also found in northern Uganda.
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Decorated brass anklet
Decorated brass anklet Brass anklet with six cowry shells embedded in clay and a design etched on either side; origin Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Decorated brass anklet
Decorated brass anklet Brass anklet with five cowry shells embedded in clay (one missing) and a design etched on either side; origin Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
12.
Beaded necklace
Beaded necklace Part of a necklace with green, red, white, and brown beads, the brown beads irregularly shaped; strung on a string that has unraveled at the end; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Beaded necklace
Beaded necklace Necklace made of metal beads on a leather strap; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.