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Undated (4)
Circa 1951-1971 (1)
Circa 1965-1966 (1)

Ritual -- Africa (3)
Ritual -- Africa, Sub... (3)
Congo (Democratic Repu... (2)
Turkana (African Peopl... (1)
Bira (African People) (1)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Ritual stick
Ritual stick A basket tree stick used as a ritual status symbol, origin Epulu region of the Ituri rainforest.
Ritual stick
Ritual stick Twisted wooden stick considered ritually powerful because of charm.
Fly wrist
Fly wrist Ritual fly wrist used by doctors; long wooden handle with some type of hair attached; purchased from Turkana (Kenya).
Ritual stick
Ritual stick Intricately woven basket tree stick used as a ritual symbol.
Ritual stick
Ritual stick Ritual staff of office; wood is divided into intricately carved and decorated sections.
Ritual stick
Ritual stick Wooden stick carved at ends.