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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
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
Pair of Diviner's Figures
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Medium: Wood, pigment, beads, iron
Accession Number: 1978.412.390-.391
Nyonganyonga
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Wood, shell, metal, beads
Accession Number: 09.163.6
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Medium: Brass; cast, chased, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Statuette of a Royal (?) Woman with the Cartouches of Necho II on her Arms
Date: 610–595 B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 30.8.93
Female Figure
Zlan of Belewale
Date: before 1960
Medium: Wood, fiber, pigment, cloth, metal
Accession Number: 1978.412.499
Seated Male Figure
Date: mid to late 19th century
Medium: Wood, glass, metal, kaolin
Accession Number: 1996.281
Medallion with a Portrait of Gennadios
Date: 250–300
Medium: Glass, gold leaf, polychromy
Accession Number: 26.258
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Figure from a Reliquary Ensemble: Seated Female
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1978.412.441
Queen Mother Pendant Mask: Iyoba
Date: 16th century
Medium: Ivory, iron, copper (?)
Accession Number: 1978.412.323
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
Ritual Statuette of Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Medium: Black bronze, gold inlay
Accession Number: 1995.21
Between Earth and Heaven
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2006
Medium: Aluminum, copper wire
Accession Number: 2007.96
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
Male Figure: Court Official
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1991.17.32
Statue of a goddess, probably Nehemetaui or Nebethetepet
Date: 550–300 B.C.
Medium: cupreous alloy
Accession Number: 26.7.845
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Medium: Gourd, goat skin, antelope-hide metal, wood
Accession Number: 1975.59
Bracelet with Agathodaimon, Isis-Tyche, Aphrodite, and Terenouthis
Date: 1st century B.C.–A.D. 1st century
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 23.2.1
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
Crescent-Shaped Pendant with Confronted Birds
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gold, cloisonné enamel, turquoise; filigree
Accession Number: 30.95.37
Ptah Statue
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold leaf, glass
Accession Number: 2009.175
Pectoral and Necklace of Sithathoryunet with the Name of Senwosret II
Date: ca. 1887–1878 B.C.
Medium: Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise, garnet (pectoral) Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise feldspar (necklace)
Accession Number: 16.1.3a, b
Kushite priest wearing garment with leopard's head and tassels, subsequently adapted for a king
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Leaded bronze, precious metal leaf
Accession Number: 2010.259
Mask: Female Figure (Karan-wemba)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1979.206.84
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble: Head (The Great Bieri)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, metal, palm oil
Accession Number: 1979.206.229
Figure: Seated Couple
Date: 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1977.394.15
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
Kushite Pharaoh
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Bronze; precious-metal leaf
Accession Number: 2002.8
Dusasa II
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2007
Accession Number: 2008.121
Prestige Stool: Female Caryatid
Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu
(Hemba, ca. 1810-1870)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 1979.290
Pair of Diviner's Figures
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.390-.391
Nyonganyonga
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 09.163.6
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Female Figure
Zlan of Belewale
Date: before 1960
Accession Number: 1978.412.499
Seated Male Figure
Date: mid to late 19th century
Accession Number: 1996.281
Medallion with a Portrait of Gennadios
Date: 250–300
Accession Number: 26.258
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Figure from a Reliquary Ensemble: Seated Female
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.441
Queen Mother Pendant Mask: Iyoba
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.323
Ritual Statuette of Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Accession Number: 1995.21
Between Earth and Heaven
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2006
Accession Number: 2007.96
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Male Figure: Court Official
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1991.17.32
Statue of a goddess, probably Nehemetaui or Nebethetepet
Date: 550–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.845
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Accession Number: 1975.59
Bracelet with Agathodaimon, Isis-Tyche, Aphrodite, and Terenouthis
Date: 1st century B.C.–A.D. 1st century
Accession Number: 23.2.1
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
Crescent-Shaped Pendant with Confronted Birds
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 30.95.37
Ptah Statue
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Accession Number: 2009.175
Pectoral and Necklace of Sithathoryunet with the Name of Senwosret II
Date: ca. 1887–1878 B.C.
Accession Number: 16.1.3a, b
Mask: Female Figure (Karan-wemba)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.84
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble: Head (The Great Bieri)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.229
Figure: Seated Couple
Date: 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 1977.394.15
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e)
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.489
Kushite Pharaoh
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Accession Number: 2002.8
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