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African Lyre (Obah)

Donor Name:
Rev. Ralph R. Gurley  Search this
Height - Object:
48 cm
Diameter - Object:
1.91 cm
Length - Object:
28 cm
Width - Object:
2.223 cm
1.587 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
(Kroomen)  Search this
Object Type:
Lyre
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
10 Sep 1874
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
74A00050
USNM Number:
E14260-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8339297

Cap

Donor Name:
Charles C. Roberts  Search this
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
31 Mar 1938
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
147262
USNM Number:
E378979-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8415213
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Medicine

Donor Name:
Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Kran  Search this
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Medicine
Place:
Swedru, Grand Gedeh County, Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Mar 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
293427
USNM Number:
E413227-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8444145

Medicine

Donor Name:
Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Kran  Search this
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Medicine
Place:
Swedru, Grand Gedeh County, Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Mar 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
293427
USNM Number:
E413228-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
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Mortar For Snuff, Pestle, Spatula

Donor Name:
Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Kran  Search this
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Mortar/Pestle / Spatula
Place:
Swedru, Grand Gedeh County, Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Mar 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
293427
USNM Number:
E413229-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8444147

Kroo's Provision Box

Collector:
Prof John Cassin  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof John Cassin  Search this
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Box
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
7 Mar 1867
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
67A00017
USNM Number:
E4803-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8466436
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Clay Balls, Used As Charms Or Medicine

Collector:
Prof John Cassin  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof John Cassin  Search this
Culture:
Kru  Search this
(Kroomen)  Search this
Object Type:
Ball
Place:
Côte d’Ivoire / Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
7 Mar 1867
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
67A00017
USNM Number:
E4805-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8466440
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Antelope Horn, African Charm

Collector:
Prof John Cassin  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof John Cassin  Search this
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Charm
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
7 Mar 1867
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
67A00017
USNM Number:
E4807-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8466448
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Amulet

Collector:
Mr. Mauve  Search this
Donor Name:
Mr. Mauve  Search this
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Amulet
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
14 Mar 1867
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
67A00020
USNM Number:
E4966-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8467845
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Cap

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Cap
Place:
Liberia (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
ET1083-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492965

Dancing Belt

Donor Name:
Charles C. Roberts  Search this
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Belt
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
20 Oct 1933
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
126102
USNM Number:
E368054-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8411523
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Wooden Paddle

Donor Name:
Charles C. Roberts  Search this
Culture:
Kru  Search this
(Kroo)  Search this
Object Type:
Paddle
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
17 Dec 1928
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
098913
USNM Number:
E341624-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8401679
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Water Spirit Ring

Collector:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Donor Name:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Diameter - Object:
19.5 cm
Height - Object:
5.6 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Ring
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Apr 1991
Collection Date:
1960's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370726
USNM Number:
E425145-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458293

Water Spirit Ring

Collector:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Donor Name:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Diameter - Object:
19 cm
Height - Object:
5.5 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Ring
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Apr 1991
Collection Date:
1960's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370726
USNM Number:
E425146-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458294

Water Spirit Ring

Collector:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Donor Name:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Diameter - Object:
23 cm
Height - Object:
5.5 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Ring
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Apr 1991
Collection Date:
1960's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370726
USNM Number:
E425147-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458295

Water Spirit Ring

Collector:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Donor Name:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Diameter - Object:
17.5 cm
Height - Object:
4.6 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Ring
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Apr 1991
Collection Date:
1960's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370726
USNM Number:
E425148-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458296

Water Spirit Ring

Collector:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Donor Name:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Diameter - Object:
12 cm
Height - Object:
3 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Ring
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Apr 1991
Collection Date:
1960's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370726
USNM Number:
E425149-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458297

Water Spirit Ring

Collector:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Donor Name:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Diameter - Object:
11 cm
Height - Object:
2 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Ring
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Apr 1991
Collection Date:
1960's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370726
USNM Number:
E425150-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458298

Water Spirit Ring

Collector:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Donor Name:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Diameter - Object:
11 cm
Height - Object:
2 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Ring
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Apr 1991
Collection Date:
1960's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370726
USNM Number:
E425151-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458299

Water Spirit Ring

Collector:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Donor Name:
Philip Abrams  Search this
Diameter - Object:
6.5 cm
Height - Object:
1.5 cm
Culture:
Kru  Search this
Object Type:
Ring
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Apr 1991
Collection Date:
1960's
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370726
USNM Number:
E425152-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458300

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