African Project: Unattributed

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1 1968.10.0012 Board, game Wooden game with 14 compartments and 42 small pink shells. Kabanka. 1968.10.0012 (Board, game) image
2 1968.10.0050 Carving Small soapstone carving, squatting figure, arms bent at elbow, hands at face, hunch-backed, somewhat laterally compressed.
3 1968.10.0065 Carving Carved bull horn depicting a bird, possibly a crane, with curved triangular cut outs representing the tail and legs. The eyes are inlaid with white horn. There are carved lines down the spine of the bird. 1968.10.0065 (Carving) image
4 1968.10.0067 Carving Mahogany carved bust, polished with black shoe polish. Color: BK
5 1968.10.0084 Carving Carved bull horn depicting a bird, possibly a crane, with curved triangular cut outs representing the tail and legs. The eyes are inlaid with white horn. There are carved lines down the spine of the bird. 1968.10.0084 (Carving) image
6 1968.10.0089 Scoop One-half gourd bowl or scoop. 1968.10.0089 (Scoop) image
7 1968.10.0090 Scoop One-half gourd bowl or scoop. 1968.10.0090 (Scoop) image
8 1968.10.0092 Scoop One-half gourd bowl or scoop. 1968.10.0092 (Scoop) image
9 1968.10.0093 Bowl One-half gourd bowl or scoop. 1968.10.0093 (Bowl) image
10 1968.10.0103 Bowl Calabash bowl.
11 1968.10.0105 Bottle Palm wine container made from a large circular gourd. The handle is made of twine. 1968.10.0105 (Bottle) image
12 1968.10.0107 Bottle Often attached to tree to collect wine. Made from a circular gourd. The handle is made from twine. 1968.10.0107 (Bottle) image
13 1968.10.0108 Cup Made from section of bamboo; used with tubelike straw or as a cup. Twine is attached at the top through two holes. 1968.10.0108 (Cup) image
14 1968.10.0109 Mortar Tobacco mortar of light-colored carved wood. One end is hollowed out. 1968.10.0109 (Mortar) image
15 1968.10.0110 Mortar Heavy dark colored carved wood. One end is hollowed out in order to grind spices. 1968.10.0110 (Mortar) image
16 1968.10.0115 Stool Wooden stool, carved from one piece of wood. The stool is comprised of four legs that connect in the center with a conical seat. 1968.10.0115 (Stool) image
17 1968.10.0135 Instrument, percussion Drum made out of turtle shell, with a wooden drum stick attached by twine. 1968.10.0135 (Instrument, percussion) image
18 1968.10.0136 Shell, turtle Drum made out of turtle shell, with a wooden drum stick attached by twine. 1968.10.0136 (Shell, turtle) image
19 1968.10.0137 Shell, turtle Drum made out of turtle shell, with a wooden drum stick attached by twine. 1968.10.0137 (Shell, turtle) image
20 1968.10.0138 Shell, turtle Drum made out of turtle shell, with a wooden drum stick attached by twine. 1968.10.0138 (Shell, turtle) image
21 1968.10.0139 Shell, turtle Drum made out of turtle shell, with a wooden drum stick attached by twine. 1968.10.0139 (Shell, turtle) image
22 1968.10.0140 Shell, turtle Drum made out of turtle shell, with a wooden drum stick attached by twine. 1968.10.0140 (Shell, turtle) image
23 1968.10.0141 Shell, turtle Drum made out of turtle shell, with a wooden drum stick attached by twine. 1968.10.0141 (Shell, turtle) image
24 1968.10.0152 Box, coin Tin, with lid, bottom and rim covered with brown leather, center decorated with large reptile scales. White strip woven design on leather lid. 1968.10.0152 (Box, coin) image
25 1968.10.0153 Stick, laundry Long piece of wood that it thin on one half, wide and flattened on the other. Used for beating laundry. 1968.10.0153 (Stick, laundry) image
26 1968.10.76 Carving Small elephant, trunk down, carved out of ivory. 1968.10.76 (Carving) image
27 1968.10.77 Figurine, animal Small elephant, trunk upraised made out of ivory. 1968.10.77 (Figurine, animal) image
28 1968.10.78 Figurine, animal Small lion carved out of ivory. 1968.10.78 (Figurine, animal) image
29 1968.10.79 Figurine, animal Small donkey carved out of ivory. 1968.10.79 (Figurine, animal) image
30 1968.10.80 Figurine, animal Small camel carved out of ivory. 1968.10.80 (Figurine, animal) image
31 1968.10.81 Carving Ivory carving with pin attached to the back. Profile view of bust wearing turban, facing right. 1968.10.81 (Carving) image
32 1968.10.82 Carving Ivory carving with pin attached to the back. Profile view of bust wearing turban, facing left. 1968.10.82 (Carving) image
33 1968.10.83 Carving Of bust, facing left. 1968.10.83 (Carving) image
34 1969.15.0001 Carving Large carved wood bust, in profile. The hair is conical shaped with checkered etches. The shirt is vertically striped with a collar. 1969.15.0001 (Carving) image
35 1978.31.0006 Doll Hand made. Wooden; dark green string hair, red bead eyes, blue and white bead necklace and waist band. Skirt made of leather, blue, yellow and white beads, and fish vertebrae. A knotted brown cord is tied about the arms.
36 1978.46.24 Fan Woven multi-colored wool body, end fringe, brown leather trip top and bottom, brown leather wrapped handle, dyed black line designs on handle, brown-tan striped leather loop on handle. Color: ML
37 1978.46.26 Decoration, nose Nose-ear decorations, a and b. Red jasper stick, red-orange color. Color: RD 1978.46.26 (Decoration, nose) image
38 1983.10.0001 Statue Male.
39 1983.10.0002 Statue Female.
40 1990.21.0004 Burner, incense From Coptic Christian Church in Addis Ababa. Censer is held by four twisted wire ropes attached to a bell-shaped handle. Each wire has five bells attached to it. The bottom portion of the censer has a ring at each corner for attaching a single bell. 1990.21.0004 (Burner, incense) image
41 1990.21.0008 Plate, communion Communion plate. Concave side is engraved with cat-like heads and geometric patterns. The rim is scalloped. 1990.21.0008 (Plate, communion) image
42 1990.21.0016 Doll Two parts. a. Female carrying doll baby on her back. Body of brown felt is decorated with bead work of green, white and orange. Clothing is made of black, orange and brown felt. An orange felt drape and bead shawl hold the baby onto her back. b. Doll baby being carried in sling around mother doll's back. Body of brown felt, black bead work for hair, white bead work earrings. 1990.21.0016 (Doll) image
43 1990.21.0038 Goblet Base has four ring grooves; cup has 4 grooves at top and 3 at the bottom; stem has 2 groups of 3 grooves each. 1990.21.0038 (Goblet) image
44 1990.21.0039 Goblet Tan streaks in stem and base. Ring grooves: cup, 4 at top (one incomplete) and 3 at bottom; stem, 2 groups of 3 and 1 of 1; base, 5; 3 are incomplete. 1990.21.0039 (Goblet) image
45 1990.21.0041 Cup Cup for goblet. 4 grooves at top, 3 at bottom. The top has a 1" long crack that runs down through the grooves. White streaks. 1990.21.0041 (Cup) image
46 1990.21.0042 Goblet Cup for goblet. 4 top grooves, 3 bottom grooves. White streaks. 1990.21.0042 (Goblet) image
47 1990.21.0058 Carving Carving of Ethiopian man with a walking stick. Grooves cut into the chest and back area represent the ribs and spinal column of the man. 1990.21.0058 (Carving) image
48 1990.21.0059 Statue Bust of Ethiopian man with elongated ears, a beard, and a 'ponytail'. 1990.21.0059 (Statue) image
49 1990.21.0070 Carving Traditional "Lady at the well". Woman is carrying a water jug on her back and a bucket in her hand. Jug has fibre rope that loops around the woman's neck. a. Statue. b. Jug 1990.21.0070 (Carving) image
50 1990.21.0074 Statue Shades of the wood grain make the face appear to be half black and half white. 1990.21.0074 (Statue) image