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Anthropology

Archaeology (the study of ancient human culture) and ethnology (the study of recent and living people) are the two major sections in the anthropology collection.

The archaeological collection comes from North and West Africa, the Middle East, Western Europe, the Andes, Mesoamerica, the Great Plains, and the Great Basin areas.

The ethnographic collection includes artifacts from the Andes, Amazon, Mesoamerica, Circum-Caribbean, East and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, West Africa, Melanesia, and Polynesia.

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Catalog # Name Description
L1968.10.0016JK Painting

Signed in white by "Dick" on black construction paper 10" x 12 3/4". Native with tall-leaping campfire. Brought to museum by Jim 2/22/69. Vertical picture. Almost a duplicate of 68.10.488.

Quern Quern

Egg shaped quern with small depressions on each side.  Smooth exterior with watermarks and white chalky substance.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0129 Rubbing

By D. Norton. "Thomas de Freville & Wife". c. 1405.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0130 Rubbing

By D. Norton. "John Argentein, D.O.". c. 1507.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0134 Hanging

Fan.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0135 Picture

Lacquer: 2 birds hand painted on wood. Ancient.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0136 Picture

Lacquer; Chinese village scene. Signed. Modern.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0137 Easel, picture

Lacquer; folds flat for storage.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0138 Box, jewelry

Lacquer; hinged lid. Mirror on inside of lid; lined with red.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0139 Box

Lacquer; lift-off lid.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0141 Doll

In pink dress; long braids.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0142 Doll

In wedding dress; hair dress high.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0143 Sculpture

Bust of woman.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0144 Pitcher

Set. a-c.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0145 Bowl, begging

Used by Buddhist priests.

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0146 Picture

Painted by child. Color: BK,WH

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0147 Plate

Two parts. a. and b. Color: BK,GD

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0148 Spoon, serving

Bronze with black buffalo horn handles. Spoons and fork. a. - c. Color: BK

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0149 Knife, paper

A. Long wooden blade with a handle that is carved into a bust. There is silver wire wrapped around the neck of the bust and an elongated headpiece.B. Long wooden blade with the handle carved into a rhinoceros.There is a paper sticker attached to the side of the blade that reads, "TANGANYIKA".

UNIM1986.14.1985.1.0149 (Knife, paper) image

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