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Jewelry -- Africa, We... (7)
Necklaces (3)
Beads -- Africa, West (3)
Jewelry -- Africa, Su... (2)
Art, Kenyan (1)
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Date
1971-1982 (7)
1954-1989 (5)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Cocoa bean necklace
Cocoa bean necklace Necklace or toy made with cocoa beans. Origin West Africa.
2.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with gray seeds. Origin West Africa.
3.
Seed necklace with pendant
Seed necklace with pendant Necklace made with brown and gray seeds, a brown tube, and a pendant. Origin West Africa.
4.
Clay bead necklace
Clay bead necklace Necklace made with two tones of brown clay beads. Origin West Africa.
5.
Rice and seed bead necklace
Rice and seed bead necklace Necklace made with brown and black rice seeds and beige seed beads. Origin West Africa.
6.
Clay and seed bead necklace
Clay and seed bead necklace Necklace made with brown clay beads and orange seed beads. Origin West Africa.
7.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with brown seeds. Origin West Africa.
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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.
9.
Beaded necklace
Beaded necklace Necklace made of metal beads on a leather strap; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
10.
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.
11.
Unframed batik
Unframed batik Unframed batik depicting two Africans in ceremonial garments, each wearing white necklaces; signed "KNASSWA 71"; origin unknown.
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Shrine artifacts
Shrine artifacts Objects from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; four pieces of jewelry: two cowry shell necklaces, one necklace of seed beads, one bracelet of seed beads.