List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

Click on the titles in the blue bar below [Location, Theme, Contributor Type, etc.] and then choose a category to see a list of objects - e.g. click Theme and then click War. (All objects have been classified by their contributor.)

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  1. Bronze Shield from Northern Rhodesia Bronze Shield from Northern Rhodesia Contributed by Individual
  2. A piece of a pottery African head A piece of a pottery African head Contributed by Individual
  3. Eritrean Pipe Eritrean Pipe Contributed by Individual
  4. Ethiopian Gold Cross Ethiopian Gold Cross Contributed by Individual
  5. Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Contributed by Individual
  6. Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Contributed by Individual
  7. Building East African Railway 1902-09 Building East African Railway 1902-09 Contributed by Individual
  8. Colonial era carving, Nigeria Colonial era carving, Nigeria Contributed by Individual
  9. Highly decorated Arab Chest Highly decorated Arab Chest Contributed by Individual
  10. A license for a rickshaw A license for a rickshaw Contributed by Individual
  11. Omweso mancala gaming board from Uganda Omweso mancala gaming board from Uganda Contributed by Individual
  12. El Alamein station bell El Alamein station bell Contributed by Individual
  13. A cassette of Nigerian music A cassette of Nigerian music Contributed by Individual
  14. The Humble Mother of Africa The Humble Mother of Africa Contributed by Individual
  15. Nelson Mandela Hippo Nelson Mandela Hippo Contributed by Individual
  16. camel bell camel bell Contributed by Individual
  17. Papyrus Papyrus Contributed by Individual
  18. Automobile book Automobile book Contributed by Individual
  19. Prayer beads Prayer beads Contributed by Individual
  20. mysterious stone head mysterious stone head Contributed by Individual
  21. West African calabash food container West African calabash food container Contributed by Individual
  22. Ibeji (twin) figures (Nigeria, Yoruba) Ibeji (twin) figures (Nigeria, Yoruba) Contributed by Individual
  23. Model of West African fishing boat Model of West African fishing boat Contributed by Individual
  24. Oil Lamp Oil Lamp Contributed by Individual
  25. Lesotho Embroided Wall Hanging Lesotho Embroided Wall Hanging Contributed by Individual
  26. East african wooden statue East african wooden statue Contributed by Individual
  27. ANC Mandela For President badge ANC Mandela For President badge Contributed by Individual
  28. Joseph Chamberlain souvenir notebook Joseph Chamberlain souvenir notebook Contributed by Individual
  29. Carved Wooden Head - Fulani Tribe Carved Wooden Head - Fulani Tribe Contributed by Individual
  30. East African Carving East African Carving Contributed by Individual
  31. Camel Saddle from Suez Camel Saddle from Suez Contributed by Individual
  32. Postcard of Algerian woman Postcard of Algerian woman Contributed by Individual
  33. Apartheid Pass Book Apartheid Pass Book Contributed by Individual
  34. Painting of a Turkana tribesman Painting of a Turkana tribesman Contributed by Individual
  35. Ghanaian stool Ghanaian stool Contributed by Individual
  36. Beaded belt from Kenya Beaded belt from Kenya Contributed by Individual
  37. Egyptian metal ornament Egyptian metal ornament Contributed by Individual
  38. Benin carvings Benin carvings Contributed by Individual
  39. Nigerian Wood Carvings Nigerian Wood Carvings Contributed by Individual
  40. Ornamental head Ornamental head Contributed by Individual
  41. Necklace Beads of African Slaves 17-18th Necklace Beads of African Slaves 17-18th Contributed by Individual
  42. Tiger tooth necklace Tiger tooth necklace Contributed by Individual
  43. Trade Bangle from West Africa Trade Bangle from West Africa Contributed by Individual
  44. Carved statuette Carved statuette Contributed by Individual
  45. Terracotta Pot Terracotta Pot Contributed by Individual
  46. Trench Art Tapestry Trench Art Tapestry Contributed by Individual
  47. West African Ashanti cloth West African Ashanti cloth Contributed by Individual
  48. Egyptian ink well Egyptian ink well Contributed by Individual
  49. Ptah Sokar Osiris Ptah Sokar Osiris Contributed by Individual
  50. Statue Statue Contributed by Individual

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