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Dusasa II
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2007
Medium: Found aluminum, copper wire, and plastic disks
Accession Number: 2008.121
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 2007.191
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
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
Kushite Pharaoh
Date: ca. 713–664 B.C.
Medium: Bronze; precious-metal leaf
Accession Number: 2002.8
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Male Figure: Court Official
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1991.17.32
Seated Male Figure
Date: mid to late 19th century
Medium: Wood, glass, metal, kaolin
Accession Number: 1996.281
Miniature broad collar
Date: 332–222 B.C.
Medium: gold, carnelian, turquoise, lapis lazuli
Accession Number: 49.121.1
Between Earth and Heaven
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2006
Medium: Aluminum, copper wire
Accession Number: 2007.96
Eroro
Date: 19th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.2604
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Medium: Gourd, goat skin, antelope-hide metal, wood
Accession Number: 1975.59
Nyonganyonga
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Wood, shell, metal, beads
Accession Number: 09.163.6
Statuette of the lady Tiye
Date: ca. 1390–1349 B.C.
Medium: Wood, carnelian, gold, glass, Egyptian blue, paint
Accession Number: 41.2.10
Cat Statuette
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, leaded
Accession Number: 56.16.1
Ritual Figure
Date: 380–246 B.C.
Medium: Wood, formerly clad with lead sheet
Accession Number: 2003.154
Statue of a goddess, probably Nehemetaui or Nebethetepet
Date: 550–300 B.C.
Medium: Cupreous alloy
Accession Number: 26.7.845
Head of an Oba
Date: 16th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1979.206.86
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Processional Cross
Ezra
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Wood, tin
Accession Number: 1999.103
Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat
Date: ca. 1990–1900 B.C.
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), copper, quartz crystal, paint
Accession Number: 1990.59.1
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1990.332
Ritual Statuette of Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Medium: Black bronze, gold inlay
Accession Number: 1995.21
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Bronze; gold, electrum, auriferous-silver, and copper-alloy inlays
Accession Number: 29.2.3
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Medium: Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment
Accession Number: 2004.88
Figure from a Reliquary Ensemble: Seated Female
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1978.412.441
Headdress
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, leather, metal, bone, fiber, pigment
Accession Number: 1979.206.266
Head of a goddess, probably Mut, for attachment to a processional barque (?)
Date: ca. 700 B.C.
Medium: Cupreous alloy, gold leaf, formerly inlaid
Accession Number: 2008.353
Handle Depicting a Lion Subduing a Nubian
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Medium: Egyptian blue, bone, gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.92
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Medium: cupreous alloy, gold, silver inlay
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Dusasa II
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2007
Accession Number: 2008.121
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Prestige Stool: Female Caryatid
Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu
(Hemba, ca. 1810-1870)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 1979.290
Kushite Pharaoh
Date: ca. 713–664 B.C.
Accession Number: 2002.8
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Male Figure: Court Official
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1991.17.32
Seated Male Figure
Date: mid to late 19th century
Accession Number: 1996.281
Miniature broad collar
Date: 332–222 B.C.
Accession Number: 49.121.1
Between Earth and Heaven
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2006
Accession Number: 2007.96
Eroro
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2604
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Accession Number: 1975.59
Nyonganyonga
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 09.163.6
Statuette of the lady Tiye
Date: ca. 1390–1349 B.C.
Accession Number: 41.2.10
Cat Statuette
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Accession Number: 56.16.1
Ritual Figure
Date: 380–246 B.C.
Accession Number: 2003.154
Statue of a goddess, probably Nehemetaui or Nebethetepet
Date: 550–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.845
Head of an Oba
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.86
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Processional Cross
Ezra
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 1999.103
Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat
Date: ca. 1990–1900 B.C.
Accession Number: 1990.59.1
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1990.332
Ritual Statuette of Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Accession Number: 1995.21
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 29.2.3
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88
Figure from a Reliquary Ensemble: Seated Female
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.441
Headdress
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.266
Handle Depicting a Lion Subduing a Nubian
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.92
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
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