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1954-1989 (36)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Wood carving
Wood carving Wooden carving depicting the head of an antelope. Origin Liberia.
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Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
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Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
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Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
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Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
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Knife
Knife Carved wooden knife. Origin Togo
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Wooden bowl
Wooden bowl Carved wooden bowl with depictions of flora and fauna. Origin eastern Africa.
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Zither
Zither Unstrung zither made by the Nyamwezi (Wanyamwezi) people of Tanzania.
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Mortar and pestle
Mortar and pestle Carved mahogany mortar and pestle. Origin Conakry, Guinea.
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Hanging wood carving
Hanging wood carving Carved wood image of a village scene. Origin Conakry, Guinea.
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Wooden carving
Wooden carving Carved statue of a woman wearing a raffia skirt and cowrie shell earrings. Tattoos mark her shoulders and her face is painted. Made of dark wood with a natural clay stand.
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Wooden object
Wooden object Small wooden object, intricately done with a loose wooden ring; origin Morocco.
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Carving of a human and an animal; the shapes are intertwined and a human face is part of the animal figure; origin South Kenya; engraved lettering on front reads "MR KASUMILI IOMASIL FROM_MbEGAM LD bAGAMOYO MAKOMDE."
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).