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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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21.
Smith & Corona typewriter
Smith & Corona typewriter Black Smith & Corona manual typewriter used by Joseph Towles in the field in the 1960s; top cover has the word "SILENT."
22.
Hermes Rocket travet typewriter
Hermes Rocket travet typewriter Hermes Rocket travel typewriter used by Colin Turnbull and Joseph Towles; no ribbon.
23.
Unidentified wooden object
Unidentified wooden object Small wooden object, origin Tutsi people. Collector Colin Turnbull labeled the object "a parihuana holder."
24.
Wooden rhinoceros carving
Wooden rhinoceros carving Wooden rhinoceros with a long horn, origin Uganda.
25.
Metal figure
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.
26.
Ivory hair pin
Ivory hair pin Ivory hairpin, curved with a pointed tip on one end and the other a carved head of a woman; hair is that of a Mangbetu woman, decoration on torso.
27.
Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture on wood backing; man in a canoe near by a palm tree, two huts and a tree in background; origin Uganda.
28.
Raffia mat
Raffia mat Woven raffia mat with repeating pattern, origin Ituri forest; photograph contains a close-up portion of the mat.
29.
Raffia mat
Raffia mat Woven raffia mat with repeating pattern, origin Ituri forest; photograph contains a close-up portion of the mat.
30.
Raffia mat
Raffia mat Woven raffia mat with repeating pattern, origin Ituri forest; photograph contains a close-up portion of the mat.
31.
Raffia mat
Raffia mat Woven raffia mat with repeating pattern, origin Ituri forest; photograph contains a close-up portion of the mat.
32.
Raffia mat
Raffia mat Purple and tan plaid raffia mat with a green border; origin Ituri forest.
33.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal bracelet; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
34.
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.
35.
Elephant hair bracelet
Elephant hair bracelet Elephant hair bracelet; four rings with two decorative twisted pieces; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
36.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal bracelet; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
37.
Double-headed metal staff
Double-headed metal staff Double-headed metal staff with a long wooden handle; has the appearance of an animal with a beak and a long tail.
38.
Bracelet
Bracelet Braided brown bracelet from Mbo people of Zaire (later, the Democratic Republic of the Congo).
39.
Wooden drumsticks for use with slit gong
Wooden drumsticks for use with slit gong Two wooden drum sticks with resin heads for use with slit gongs; origin Rwanda.
40.
Wooden slit gong
Wooden slit gong Wooden slit gong with two handles carved on each side, one with metal and straw wrapped around it; metal strip and random nails nailed onto one side; origin Rwanda.