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Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas x
House-post Figure
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, paint, fiber
Accession Number: 1978.412.823
Ritual Board (Wenena gerua)
Date: ca. 1950
Medium: Wood, paint, feathers, fiber
Accession Number: 1978.412.741
Male Figure
Date: 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: 1979.206.1466
Power Figure (Nkisi N'Kondi: Mangaaka)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, paint, metal, resin, ceramic
Accession Number: 2008.30
Handle for a Fly Whisk (Tahiri)
Date: 18th century or earlier
Medium: Whale ivory, coconut husk fiber
Accession Number: 1978.412.875
Lime Container (Poporo)
Date: 1st–7th century
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1991.419.22
Helmet Mask (Temes Mbalmbal)
Date: mid-20th century
Medium: Wood, vegetable fiber, pig tusks, glass, metal, paint
Accession Number: 1979.206.1697
Pair of Diviner's Figures
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Medium: Wood, pigment, beads, iron
Accession Number: 1978.412.390-.391
Head for Yam ceremony (Yena)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, paint
Accession Number: 1978.412.1699
Seated Chief Playing Thumb Piano (Mwanangana)
Date: before 1869
Medium: Wood (Uapaca), cloth, fiber, beads
Accession Number: 1988.157
Seated Male Figure
Date: mid to late 19th century
Medium: Wood, glass, metal, kaolin
Accession Number: 1996.281
Queen Mother Pendant Mask: Iyoba
Date: 16th century
Medium: Ivory, iron, copper (?)
Accession Number: 1978.412.323
Woman's Wearing Blanket
Date: early 20th century
Medium: Wool and silk trade cloth, glass beads
Accession Number: 2002.602.7
Feline Incense Vessel
Date: 6th–9th century
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 1978.412.100
Earflare, Winged Messenger
Date: 3rd–7th century
Medium: Gold, turquoise, sodalite, shell
Accession Number: 66.196.40
Veranda Post: Equestrian Figure and Female Caryatid
Olowe of Ise
(Nigerian, born Ise, about 1873–1938)
Date: before 1938
Medium: Wood, pigment
Accession Number: 1996.558
Ancestral Couple (Ana Deo)
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: 2006.510
Drum
Date: 1st century
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 1978.412.111
Illuminated Gospel
Date: late 14th–early 15th century
Medium: Parchment (vellum), wood (acacia), tempera, ink
Accession Number: 1998.66
Ceremonial Banner (Palepai Maju)
Date: probably 18th century
Medium: Fiber, ceramic and glass beads, cloth, nassa shells
Accession Number: 1990.335.28
Ancestor Figure (Korwar)
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, glass beads
Accession Number: 2001.674
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Copper alloy, resin
Accession Number: 1988.143.141
Prestige Stool: Female Caryatid
Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu
(Hemba, ca. 1810-1870)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, metal studs
Accession Number: 1979.290
Mirror-Bearer
Date: 6th century
Medium: Wood, red hematite
Accession Number: 1979.206.1063
Figure from a Reliquary Ensemble: Seated Female
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1978.412.441
Eharo Mask
Date: early 20th century
Medium: Barkcloth, cane, paint
Accession Number: 1978.412.725
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e)
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Medium: Wood, horns, raffia fiber, cotton cloth, feather, metal, sacrificial material
Accession Number: 1978.412.489
Snuff Tray
Date: 4th–10th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: 1989.389
Lidded Saltcellar
Date: 15th–16th century
Medium: Ivory
Accession Number: 1991.435a, b
Standing Figure
Date: 1st century BCE–1st century CE
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1995.427
House-post Figure
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.823
Ritual Board (Wenena gerua)
Date: ca. 1950
Accession Number: 1978.412.741
Male Figure
Date: 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.1466
Power Figure (Nkisi N'Kondi: Mangaaka)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 2008.30
Handle for a Fly Whisk (Tahiri)
Date: 18th century or earlier
Accession Number: 1978.412.875
Lime Container (Poporo)
Date: 1st–7th century
Accession Number: 1991.419.22
Helmet Mask (Temes Mbalmbal)
Date: mid-20th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.1697
Pair of Diviner's Figures
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.390-.391
Head for Yam ceremony (Yena)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.1699
Seated Chief Playing Thumb Piano (Mwanangana)
Date: before 1869
Accession Number: 1988.157
Seated Male Figure
Date: mid to late 19th century
Accession Number: 1996.281
Queen Mother Pendant Mask: Iyoba
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.323
Woman's Wearing Blanket
Date: early 20th century
Accession Number: 2002.602.7
Feline Incense Vessel
Date: 6th–9th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.100
Earflare, Winged Messenger
Date: 3rd–7th century
Accession Number: 66.196.40
Veranda Post: Equestrian Figure and Female Caryatid
Olowe of Ise
(Nigerian, born Ise, about 1873–1938)
Date: before 1938
Accession Number: 1996.558
Ancestral Couple (Ana Deo)
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 2006.510
Drum
Date: 1st century
Accession Number: 1978.412.111
Illuminated Gospel
Date: late 14th–early 15th century
Accession Number: 1998.66
Ceremonial Banner (Palepai Maju)
Date: probably 18th century
Accession Number: 1990.335.28
Ancestor Figure (Korwar)
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 2001.674
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1988.143.141
Prestige Stool: Female Caryatid
Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu
(Hemba, ca. 1810-1870)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 1979.290
Mirror-Bearer
Date: 6th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.1063
Figure from a Reliquary Ensemble: Seated Female
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.441
Eharo Mask
Date: early 20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.725
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e)
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.489
Snuff Tray
Date: 4th–10th century
Accession Number: 1989.389
Lidded Saltcellar
Date: 15th–16th century
Accession Number: 1991.435a, b
Standing Figure
Date: 1st century BCE–1st century CE
Accession Number: 1995.427
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