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Thorn CarvingK2.100
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Sitting figure representing a person waiting for yam to cook down (bigger than the pot). Figure is sitting on a cylindrical object tapering upward. The knees are bent so that the legs are angled frontward and outward with the yam in between the feet. The elbows are bent so that the arms are resting just above the knees. Clothes are of a lighter wood colour than the body. On a wood base.

Culture
Yoruba ?
Material
thorn, adhesive and wood
Made in
Viame, Ghana
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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AnkletK2.70
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Anklet made of metal formed into a c shape and made to have the appearance of three wide rings with narrow rings between. The narrow rings have geometric designs and two of the adjacent wider rings are covered in cross-hatching. The remaining wider ring is ornamented with a slightly raised undulating design. At each end is a row of bosses, each with an indented line through the top.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
brass metal
Made in
Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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MaceK2.74
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Light brown handle with geometric bands. There are two carved faces with iron eyes on each side of the two lobed paddle. A wood loop is at the bottom.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
wood and iron metal
Made in
Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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LampK2.199
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Red-brown hollow piece that has a rounded bottom. Five incised horizontal parallel lines arond the upper sides. Ten knobs are around the rim with an upright spout-like feature in between at one end and a modelled loop handle in between at the other end. Handle has a horizontal pointed knob on top that has ten incised vertical lines around the middle.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
clay
Made in
Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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