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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden male fetish figure, hands joined together under chin, helmet-like head covering, rectangular box cut into center; origin Epulu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
142.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden Janus-face, both faces rectangular with pronounced nostrils, eyes, and teeth; origin Epulu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
143.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure that has both animal and human features, standing on two legs with elongated snout, 6 large teeth, head cover with pieces resembling horns and a protruding piece in the middle; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
144.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of Mbuti carrying a well-carved hunting net, eyes closed, on an oval base; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
145.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure with both animal and human features, bowl-shaped headpiece; wood is soft, appears to be a fetish figure; origin Ndaka people, Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
146.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of man lacking torso, hands, and feet, mouth stained red, eyes white; origin Epulu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
147.
Sistra
Sistra Pair of sistra; wooden instrument with metal cymbals and a carved animal head on each end; origin Tamil Nadu.
148.
Sistra
Sistra Pair of sistra; wooden instrument with metal cymbals and a carved animal head on each end; origin Tamil Nadu.
149.
Cymbals
Cymbals Brass temple cymbals attached by a string; origin Varanasi (Benares).
150.
Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Wooden figure of a leopard man standing over an initiate of the nkumbi circumcision ritual; larger figure has spotted covering, slits for eyes and openings for arms, textured knee-length pants; origin Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
151.
Donkey bell
Donkey bell Brass donkey bell on multicolored beaded necklace; origin Varanasi (Benares).
152.
Puja bell
Puja bell Miniature brass bell for a domestic shrine used during Puja; origin India.
153.
Metal container
Metal container Metal container for sprinkling rose water; intricate design in black, yellow, and red engravings; origin North India.
154.
Brass container
Brass container Container to hold water or oil, handle has snake at top near the opening, intricate design; origin India.
155.
Wooden Radha statue
Wooden Radha statue Wooden statue of Radha in costume, well-carved, back is plain except for hair; origin Varanasi (Benares).
156.
Wooden bust
Wooden bust Polished wooden head of a woman with turban-type head cover, dark stain, wood may be mahogany, origin North Africa.
157.
Brass Radha statue
Brass Radha statue Brass statue of Radha, origin Varanasi (Benares).
158.
Wooden carving
Wooden carving Wooden religious artifact; origin Tamil Nadu, India.
159.
Siva Lingam
Siva Lingam Siva Lingam; stone article used for worship in a domestic shrine; origin South India.
160.
Siva Lingam
Siva Lingam Miniature Siva Lingam; stone article used for worship in a domestic shrine; origin Varanasi (Benares), India.