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    Desk Set: Pencil Holder
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1962

    Cylinder shaped pencil holder of undecorated smoothly carved ivory. Pencil holder is part of an eight piece ivory desk set.

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    Desk Set: Fountain Pen and Pen Stand
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1962

    Fountain pen stand with rectangular base engraved with an outline drawing of a reclining lion. Black plastic holder for pen protrudes upward from base. Black plastic fountain pen for pen stand. Ball point pen with a clear plastic tip, black plastic end and tortoise shell band around center. Pen stand is part of an eight piece ivory desk set.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Desk Set: Oval Container with Lid
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1962

    Oval container with lid carved from ivory. The lid of the container has a carved elephant attached to center. This container is part of an eight piece ivory desk set.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Desk Set: Box with Crest of Somali
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1962

    Rectangular box with hinged lid carved from ivory. The lid of the box has an enamel crest of the Republic of Somali in center. This box is part of an eight piece desk set.

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    Photograph of Prime Minister of the Somali Republic Dr. Abdirashid Ali Shermarke
    Gifts from Heads of StateNovember 11, 1962

    Black and white portrait photograph of Prime Minister Shermarke wearing a suit. Inscribed to President Kennedy. Photograph is in a white leather frame.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Snuff Containers on Chain
    Gifts from Heads of State

    A pair of carved wooden snuff containers joined by a carved link chain. Wood links are incised with lines as decoration. These snuff containers with their carefully carved chains are sometimes found attached to the ends of elaborate headrests.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Carved Giraffe
    Gifts from Heads of State

    Roughly carved figure of a giraffe with short block legs and a rectangular neck. The legs and neck are incised with horizontal and vertical lines.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Carved Rhinoceros
    Gifts from Heads of State

    A carved wooden rhinoceros decorated with incised lines and geometric patterns. This rhinoceros has a wooden horn protruding from the end of his snout.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Carved Elephant
    Gifts from Heads of State

    Carved wooden elephant with block legs and a rectangular neck. The legs and neck are incised with horizontal and vertical lines.

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    Carved Camel
    Gifts from Heads of State

    Crudely carved figure of a camel with block legs and a rectangular neck. The legs and neck are incised with horizontal and vertical lines. The body is incised on both sides with a cross pattern.

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