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African Palm Wine Carrier

African Palm Wine Carrier

This beaded gourd from Cameroon would have contained palm wine More >
Alorese Bronze Drum

Alorese Bronze Drum

Indonesian drums as marriage payments More >
Ancient Egyptian Funerary Boat

Ancient Egyptian Funerary Boat

A wooden boat associated with death customs More >
Aquamanile Ram Jug

Aquamanile Ram Jug

Medieval water carrier used for religious ceremonies More >
Carved Coconut Head

Carved Coconut Head

Genuine or made for the tourist trade? More >
Carved Ivory Tusks

Carved Ivory Tusks

Elaborately carved elephant's tusk from Benin, West Africa More >
Carving of the Hindu God Garuda

Carving of the Hindu God Garuda

Also a national symbol of Thailand and Indonesia More >
Ceremonial Adze

Ceremonial Adze

A stone-headed wood-working tool from the Cook Islands More >
Chinese Shoes of Pain

Chinese Shoes of Pain

The custom of breaking and binding feet in China More >
Chinese Tabard from the Qing Dynasty

Chinese Tabard from the Qing Dynasty

Symbol of Chinese women's status More >
Chinese Tiger Shoes

Chinese Tiger Shoes

Pair of children’s shoes designed in the image of a tiger More >
Egyptian Mummy

Egyptian Mummy

The Mummy of Nesyamun who lived in Thebes, Egypt, over 3,000 years ago More >
Egyptian Mummy Eye

Egyptian Mummy Eye

The eye from an Egyptian mummy statue More >
Egyptian Sekhmet Pendant

Egyptian Sekhmet Pendant

Carved faience of the warrior goddess of ancient Egypt More >
Funeral Cake Markers

Funeral Cake Markers

Locally made hand carved wooden stamp used to decorate funeral cakes More >
Japanese Shrine or Butsudan

Japanese Shrine or Butsudan

A domestic shrine housing the Goddess of Mercy More >
Javanese Marriage Figures

Javanese Marriage Figures

Hindu figures help bring good luck to newly weds More >
Julia Domna Head Pot

Julia Domna Head Pot

A vessel moulded in the shape of the wife of Roman Emperor Severus More >
Maori Feather Cloak

Maori Feather Cloak

A Maori feather cloak, traditionally made by women for Maori chiefs More >
Minangkabau Bridal Headdress

Minangkabau Bridal Headdress

Cosume of silver, sheet foil, beads and cut-out love birds More >
Nigerian Ibibio Puppets

Nigerian Ibibio Puppets

Social sculptures for democratic change More >
Roos Carr Figures

Roos Carr Figures

Carved figures made from Yew by a Celtic warrior 2600 years ago More >
Sande Society Rattle

Sande Society Rattle

Ceremonial rattle used by West African girls and women More >
Seagull Heart with Pins

Seagull Heart with Pins

A charm thought to ward off evil witches' spells More >

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