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1954-1989 (31)
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Wood-carving -- Africa... (30)
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Ladles (Utensils) (20)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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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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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with a metal chain around it; metal coin with a hole is looped into chain; inscribed upon coin is "GEORGIUS SEXTUS REX ONE CENT"; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with two holes that would have had a chain or cord through them; wood is stained; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with a cord looped around the middle; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
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Fetish figure
Fetish figure Well-carved small human fetish figure of a female; unusual triangular headpiece extends suspended above the head.
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Zither
Zither Unstrung zither made by the Nyamwezi (Wanyamwezi) people of Tanzania.
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Fetish figure
Fetish figure Small wooden fetish figure; origin West Africa.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with vine cord attached to two holes in the vertical piece of the object; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with wooden charm attached to a woven vine; vine is attached to central vertical piece with two holes; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
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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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Wooden bowl
Wooden bowl Carved wooden bowl with depictions of flora and fauna. Origin eastern Africa.
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Knife
Knife Carved wooden knife. Origin Togo
15.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
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Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
17.
Ivory buttons
Ivory buttons Four bullet-shaped wooden buttons with carved faces; four holes in each to attach to garment; origin Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
18.
Candle holder
Candle holder Wood carving that was used as a candle-holder; birds and crocodiles carved around the stand; remnants of the candle remain; origin south Kenya.
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Wooden female figure
Wooden female figure Stylized female figure holding a pot on her head, supported on her knees; carved of one piece of wood; origin Uganda.
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Carved wooden figure
Carved wooden figure Highly stylized wooden elephant with large, round body, short limbs, one tusk, trunk down.