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    • Adze
    • Tonga
    • A wooden adze or axe handle.
    • Mozambique


    • American Indian Leggings
    • Central Plains
    • Leggings made of leather, paint, beads and metal buttons.
    • United_States


    • American Indian Moccasins
    • Cheyenne
    • The moccasins are made of leather and beads.
    • United_States


    • American Indian Papoose Sling
    • Cheyenne
    • Miniature cradle made of red wood, beads, brass studs, and leather. There is a blue cloth lining inside the papoose with white floral d?cor. The beading is predominately white, with: navy blue, red and light blue accents. The bead pattern is almost...
    • United_States


    • American Indian Papoose Sling
    • Cheyenne
    • Miniature Cradle made of leather, beads and brass studs. Body beading is mainly white, with a single red stripe down each side. Yellow, green, light blue, black and red beads compose symmetrical designs along either side. A redish/yellow pillow can...
    • United_States


    • American Indian Papoose Sling
    • Cheyenne
    • Papoose sling with yellow wood runners; made of leather, beads and brass studs. The papoose is lined with floral cloth. The sling's beads are predominately white with: yellow, green, light blue, red and navy blue designs. There is a repeating...
    • United_States


    • Animal Skull, with horns
    • Zulu
    • This is the top of the skull of a small horned animal. The rest of the skull has been cut off. Judging from the size and shape of the skull and horns, this is likely a Duiker, or small antelope from Southern Africa. The horns are straight and...
    • Mozambique


    • Armor
    • Unknown
    • Armor, worn as a shirt. The shirt piece extends down to the waist. Attached to the back of the shirt and to the arm straps is a large flat back piece. From this backing, a flap extends around each side of the shirt. At the center of the end of each...
    • Unknown


    • Armor
    • Other
    • Armor made of woven fibers in 2 pieces. The chest piece covers from the waist over shoulders. The back piece extends from the waist to above ones head.
    • Federated _Micronesi


    • Armor
    • Tonga
    • A rectangular piece of armor composed of small metal beads laced on to leather strips with twine.
    • Mozambique


    • Arrow
    • Tonga
    • Wooden arrow with roughly shaped shaft, perhaps the natural shape of the stick. Whittled point. Inscribed 139.
    • Mozambique


    • Arrow
    • Unknown
    • Arrow with wooden shaft, rusted metal blade, notched end, and wrapping of grass and sinew.
    • Unknown


    • Arrow
    • Unknown
    • Arrow with wooden shaft, wide metal blade, sinew wrapping, and the remnants of a feather attached to shaft.
    • Unknown


    • Arrow
    • Tonga
    • Arrow with a notched end and 5-tined harpoon-like point. Wrapping of grass at middle of shaft and at notched end.
    • Mozambique


    • Arrow
    • Tonga
    • Arrow with wooden shaft and point, notched end, and grass wrapping near point and notched end.
    • Mozambique


    • Arrow
    • Zulu
    • An arrow with a small metal arrowhead. Leather is wrapped right underneath. Where it meets a section of string is wrapped around fastened with an adhesive containing sand and small pebbles. Upper section is snapped, but appears to be recently...
    • Unknown


    • Arrow
    • Unknown
    • This arrow consists of a long reed shaft, a sinew binding, and a metal point with four spurs along two of its sides.
    • Unknown


    • Arrow
    • Tonga
    • Arrow with wooden shaft, stained wooden point, notched end, and sinew wrapping near middle of shaft and notched end.
    • Mozambique


    • Arrow
    • Tonga
    • Arrow with notched end, wooden point, and grass wrapping at middle and notched end.
    • Mozambique

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