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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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61.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
62.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
63.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
64.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
65.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
66.
Coiled basket
Coiled basket Small coiled basket and lid, tightly woven with a smooth finish; red exterior, gold interior; origin Ituri rainforest.
67.
Nuchuba gameboard
Nuchuba gameboard Wooden nuchuba board with four rows of eight large holes; game is played by filling two inside rows of holes with four beans each and successfully moving all beans to the outside rows; origin Tutsi people (Central Africa).
68.
Tin of dry beans for use with nuchuba game
Tin of dry beans for use with nuchuba game Tin of 82 beans used to play nuchuba; tin reads "PLAYER NO.3 EXTRA QUALITY"; origin Tutsi people (Central Africa).
69.
Zande rubbing implement
Zande rubbing implement Zande rubbing article, functions as an oracle.
70.
Unidentified wooden object
Unidentified wooden object Small wooden object, origin Tutsi people. Collector Colin Turnbull labeled the object "a parihuana holder."
71.
Coiled grass basket
Coiled grass basket Coiled grass basket with conical lid; lid tightly woven with raffia, top twelve rows dyed black; bottom has black geometric pattern, rest of basket is natural; possible origin is Central Africa.
72.
Fossilized elephant tooth
Fossilized elephant tooth Fossilized elephant tooth from Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
73.
Ivory ring
Ivory ring Carved ivory ring; origin Ituri, but also found in northern Uganda.
74.
Decorated brass anklet
Decorated brass anklet Brass anklet with six cowry shells embedded in clay and a design etched on either side; origin Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
75.
Decorated brass anklet
Decorated brass anklet Brass anklet with five cowry shells embedded in clay (one missing) and a design etched on either side; origin Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
76.
Wooden vase
Wooden vase Small wooden vase with engraved design. Stamp on bottom reads "Handmade in Yugoslavia."
77.
Wooden pitcher
Wooden pitcher Small wooden pitcher with engraved design. Stamp on bottom reads "Handmade in Yugoslavia."
78.
Decorated wooden container
Decorated wooden container Wooden container with lid; plant design burned into wood, origin Kenya.
79.
Decorated wooden container
Decorated wooden container Wooden container with lid and two handles; lid has star and heart design, body has two leopards, origin Kenya.
80.
Porcupine Quill
Porcupine Quill Porcupine quill, multicolored black/ivory; origin East Africa.