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    • Oud 
(plucked lute)

    • Oud (plucked lute)
    • Nahat, Antun (Damascus, Syria)
    • Musical instrument, Syria, 1926, Oud
    • This exquisite oud was owned and played for many years by celebrated Arab composer and virtuoso Simon Shaheen. Nahat ouds are counted among the world’s finest.
    • Arizona Highways, December 1996

    • Arizona Highways, December 1996
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Wit Stop, The Catastrophes of Holidays Past, by Gene Perret.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 Caroling with the Pima Indians at Sacaton, by Tom Kuhn.
      p. 10 The Miner’s...
    • "The Traveler" Glendale Community College Literary Magazine, 1986

    • "The Traveler" Glendale Community College Literary Magazine, 1986
    • Glendale Community College
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); College students' writings, American--Arizona--Glendale--Periodicals; Creative writing (Higher education)--Periodicals; Short stories, American--Periodicals; American poetry--20th...
    • The Traveler, Spring, 1986. Literary Editor: Ellen Baker. Art Director: Patti Ludtka. Assistant Art Directors: Amy Loeffler; Meg Treon; Photographic Editor: Ed Cook; Cover Deisign: Kurt Scholz. Editorial Staff: Ellen Baker; Karen Schanbeck; Mike...
    • Archaeological survey of Texas

    • Archaeological survey of Texas
    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying--Texas; Antiquities--Texas; Indians of North America--Texas; Isleta Indians--Texas; Jicarilla Indians--Texas; Mescalero Indians--Texas; Apache Indians--Texas; Jumano Indians--Texas; Comanche Indians--Texas; Kiowa...
    • An archaeological survey of Texas whose purpose is to "define the cultures of Texas and their boundaries; to determine the relations which may once have existed between the tribes of Texas and those of adjoining sections; and to seek traces of the...
    • Trade names, trademarks, service marks

    • Trade names, trademarks, service marks
    • Arizona. Office of Secretary of State. Business Services Division.
    • Trademarks--Arizona--Forms; Business names--Arizona--Forms; New business enterprises--Arizona--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    • This title contains one or more publications
    • Bachelor Hat

    • Bachelor Hat
    • Ifugao Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A small round fiber hat with a pair of Mother-of-Pearl drop earrings attached. This hat is worn by bachelor's and sits on the back of the head over a bun and ties under the chin. Married men wear a hat with no decoration.
    • Philippine Wedding Necklace

    • Philippine Wedding Necklace
    • Isneg Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Called a "Sipattal", this Mother-of-Pearl and tiny glass seed beaded wedding necklace is worn by the Isneg Tribe on North Luzon Island in the Philippines. The seed beaded band is worn around the neck so that the shell pieces spread across the...
    • Philippine Wedding Necklace, detail

    • Philippine Wedding Necklace, detail
    • Isneg Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A detail of the Philippine Wedding Necklace from North Luzon Island. This shows the Mother-of-Pearl triangular shape, 2 brass thimbles, small shells, glass seed beads and a large blue Peking glass trade bead all hanging from a strand of buttons,...
    • Shell Earrings

    • Shell Earrings
    • Kalinga Tribe
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Earrings
    • Highly stylized butterfly-shaped mother-of-pearl shell earrings. These glass seed bead and shell earrings are worn by brides of the Kalinga Tribe. They are 92 mm long. The shape is very popular among the Kalinga people of Luzon Island,...
    • Head Ornament

    • Head Ornament
    • Ifugao Tribe
    • Personal Artifact - Personal Gear - Hat
    • A small round fiber hat with a pair of Mother-of-Pearl drop earrings attached. This hat is worn by bachelors and sits to the back of the head, tying under the chin. Married men wear a hat with no decoration.

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