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Wood-carving -- Africa... (30)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Zither
Zither Unstrung zither made by the Nyamwezi (Wanyamwezi) people of Tanzania.
2.
Wooden bowl
Wooden bowl Carved wooden bowl with depictions of flora and fauna. Origin eastern Africa.
3.
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."
4.
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.
5.
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.
6.
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.
7.
Neck rest
Neck rest Wooden neckrest/headrest with a cord looped around the middle; origin Dodoth people of Uganda.
8.
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.
9.
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.
10.
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.
11.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
12.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
13.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
14.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
15.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
16.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
17.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
18.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
19.
Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.
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Wooden ladle
Wooden ladle Unused wooden ladle, origin Uganda.