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Adze with an iron blade which has a transverse cutting-edge of axe form. The blade is socketed and hafted to a wooden handle with an elbow end. 'Described as TOPA adze, Bira made.'

Angular harp played by Efe musicians. The resonator consists of a length of wood, left whole at one end and thereafter hollowed and with a slice cut off the top. A soundboard consisting of a sheet of bark is attached by means of wooden pegs. The neck…

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Brass armlet, curled at ends. Original classification: "J: Body decoration and currency"

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Copper bracelet made of a length of copper bent around to form a circle, with the ends almost touching.

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Iron and reptile skin bracelet made of four rings of iron, with skin wrapped over one side of the bracelet.

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Iron & copper bracelet.

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Iron & copper bracelet.

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Iron & copper bracelet.

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Brass penannular bracelet.

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Iron armlet made of four rings of iron, with vegetable fibre wrapped around one side of the bracelet.

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Copper armlet made of a strip of copper bent into a circle and secured with two brass studs. A small metal ring is attached to the armlet and from this hangs a small piece of horn.

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Raffia armlet.

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Raffia armlet.

Large Ivory armlet held together with leather.

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Two raffia armlets which have been tied together. The raffia is dark red in colour and is very brittle.

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'Baba' arrow quiver made of antelope skin.

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Arrow made of reed, with fibre bound around end of shaft. Original classification: "B: Quivers (arrows and darts), bows, shields"

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Axe, elaborate blade, copper hilt

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Axe made from a crooked branch, with no blade. The handle is blackened. It is described as 'AMALOKALOKA', a children's play-axe.

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Play axe made from a forked stick with the shorter, thicker member cut in a wedge-shape to form a cutting edge. It is described as 'AMALOKALOKA' (play axe).

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Play axe made from a forked stick with the shorter, thicker member cut in a wedge-shape to form a cutting edge. It is described as 'AMALOKALOKA' (play axe).

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Axe with copper covered shaft and blade covered with ornamental designs. Original classification: "E: Adzes and Axes, farming implements"

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Axe with large blade heavily decorated, with splayed edge. Original classification: "E: Adzes and Axes, farming implements"

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Baby sling made from two pieces of brown hide attached to each other. Fur is still attached to the hide in places, and it is reddish brown in colour. The pieces of hide are joined together with plaited strips of hide.

Label: London County Council…

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Baby sling comprising a circle of Mahogany bark that has been stitched with plant fibre.