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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection
| 1.||Wooden Radha statue ||Wooden statue of Radha in costume, well-carved, back is plain except for hair; origin Varanasi (Benares). |
| 2.||Brass Krishna statue ||Brass statue of Krishna on a square base; origin Varanasi (Benares). |
| 3.||Wooden Krishna statue ||Carved likeness of Krishna on a wood base, plain back; origin Tamil Nadu. |
| 4.||Brass Krishna statue ||Brass statue of Krishna crawling as a child; face and head piece highly stylized. |
| 5.||Brass Radha statue ||Brass statue of Radha, origin Varanasi (Benares). |
| 6.||Female bronze statue ||Bronze statue of a female holding a child. The woman has markings on her skirt and is carrying a basket on her head. Origin Liberia. |
| 7.||Metal figure ||Early metal statue of figure seated at an alter with a snake next to an urn on a platform; likely Buddhist; origin North India. |
| 8.||Brass figure ||Brass figurine of the Hindu goddess Durga standing on decorated platform. |
| 9.||Metal figure ||Early metal figurine of a man standing at the end of a long raised platform; likely Buddhist; origin North India. |
| 10.||Buddha statue ||Buddha wearing a garment of gold seated on a gold throne in a meditative position, decorative markings on the bottom; origin unknown. |
| 11.||Buddha statue ||Brass figure of seated Buddha, eyes closed, in a meditative position; origin unknown. |
| 12.||Wooden Buddha statue ||Wooden buddha seated in a meditative position. |
| 13.||Siva statue ||From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Siva with four arms, a serpent around his neck and legs, standing on a child in front of a circle with flames. |
| 14.||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. |
| 15.||Stone Ganesh sculpture ||Miniature stone sculpture of Ganesh, a well-known representation of divinity in Hinduism. |
| 16.||Wood carving ||Wooden carving depicting the head of an antelope. Origin Liberia. |
| 17.||Iron statuette ||Bearded elongated figure holding a bow and arrow. A container hangs from both his hip and back. Origin Burkina Faso. |
| 18.||Iron statuette ||Elongated female figure wearing a headdress and holding a long tool and a container. Origin Burkina Faso.