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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Zither
Zither Unstrung zither made by the Nyamwezi (Wanyamwezi) people of Tanzania.
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Chief's chair
Chief's chair Wooden chief's chair in two parts; the rectangular end of the seat fits through a slot in the back; back carved with two flowers on top and bottom, an elephant, a giraffe, and diamond motif around the border; teeth-like carving on the bottom helps secure the seat to the ground; possible origin Tanzania.
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Chief's chair
Chief's chair Wooden chief's chair in two parts; the rectangular end of the seat fits through a slot in the back; back has carved flowers on a vine, a giraffe, and diamond motif around the border; teeth-like carving on the bottom helps secure the seat to the ground; possible origin Tanzania.
4.
Chief's chair
Chief's chair Wooden chief's chair in two parts; the rectangular end of the seat fits through a slot in the back; back has a carved animal, a man smoking a pipe, a symbol with a leaf, and diamond motif around the border; teeth-like carving on the bottom helps secure the seat to the ground; possible origin Tanzania.
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Chief's chair
Chief's chair Wooden chief's chair in two parts; the rectangular end of the seat fits through a slot in the back; back has a carved boar, two men carrying an animal on a pole, a carved knife, and diamond motif around the border; teeth-like carving on the bottom helps secure the seat to the ground; possible origin Tanzania.