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Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures
September 21, 2011–January 29, 2012
Commemorative figure of a chief
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, brass, human hair
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-07
Commemorative figure of a chief playing a sanza (thumb piano)
Date: 19th-20th century
Medium: Wood, kaolin
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-26
Commemorative female figure
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, brass, human hair, red clay, seed, fine beads
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-08
Commemorative female figure
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, human hair, red clay
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-09
Pwo mask
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, leather, metal
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-12
Pwo mask
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, fiber, metal, clay
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-17
Pwo mask
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, fiber, pigment
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-18
Pwo mask
Date: ca. 1820
Medium: Wood, fiber, metal
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-19
Pwo mask
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, fiber, pigments, metal, plastic, animal and plant material
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-22
Pwo mask
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Wood, fibers, metal, red and white clay
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-24
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: TR.424.2010
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: TR.469.2010
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-03
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-04
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, raffia
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-05
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-06
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-07
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-09
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-11
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-12
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, fibers
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-25
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-26
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, fibers, fur
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-29
Commemorative figure
Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu (Hemba, ca. 1810-1870)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-08
Commemorative figure
Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu (Hemba, ca. 1810-1870)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-30
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-32
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-34
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-36
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-37
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, fibers
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-41
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-42
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, fiber
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-43
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-03
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-04
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-07
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Medium: Terracotta, with residue of red pigment and traces of mica
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-10
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-14
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-16
House of the Head Shrine (Ile Ori)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Shell, cotton, leather
Accession Number: 1978.412.459a-c
Ndop figure: Mikó miMbúl or Mbop Mábíínc máMbúl
Date: ca. 1905
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-01
Ndop figure: Kot áNce or Kot áMbúl
Date: 19th-early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-02
Ndop figure: Mbó Pelyeeng áNce
Date: ca. 1765
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-03
Ndop figure: Shyáám áMbúl áNgoong
Date: ca. 1630
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-04
Ndop figure: Mbó Mbóósh, Mishé miShyááng máMbúl, or Kot áNce
Date: ca. 1760-1780
Medium: Wood (Crossopterix febrifuga), camwood powder
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-06
Figure of a leopard chief: Chibwabwa Ilunga
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood (Trichilia gilgiana), cowrie shells
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-01
Figure of a leopard chief
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-02
Figure of a leopard chief
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood (Vitex madiensis), pigments, metal, plastic
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-06
Figure of a leopard chief: Ilunga Mukulu
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-07
A chief of the Lunda
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked February 15,1910)
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.59.2011
Demba-war, king of Cayor, and his two sons
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.63.2011
King of Benin (Oba Ovonrramwen Nogbaisi, r. 1888–1914)
Date: ca. 1897
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.54.2011
King Daudi
Date: 1909
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.46.2011
Lawson, king of Anécho [Aného]
Date: 1933
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.44.2011
King of Oyo [Adeyemi I Alowolodu, r. 1876-1905]
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.42.2011
The oba of Benin [Eweka II, r. 1914-33]
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.40.2011
His Highness Boua Kouassi, king of the Anyi
Date: ca. 1910–15
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.37.2011
Chief Kétounou of Bonou Village
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked March 21, 1905)
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.36.2011
Béhanzin, former king of Dahomey [r. 1889-94]
Date: 1906
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.34.2011
Chief of royal blood
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.19.2011
The king of Djoloff
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.22.2011
Commemorative figure of a chief
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-07
Commemorative figure of a chief playing a sanza (thumb piano)
Date: 19th-20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-26
Commemorative female figure
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-08
Commemorative female figure
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-09
Pwo mask
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-12
Pwo mask
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-17
Pwo mask
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-18
Pwo mask
Date: ca. 1820
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-19
Pwo mask
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-22
Pwo mask
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Chokwe-24
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.424.2010
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.469.2010
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-03
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-04
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-05
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-06
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-07
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-09
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-11
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-12
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-25
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-26
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-29
Commemorative figure
Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu (Hemba, ca. 1810-1870)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-08
Commemorative figure
Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu (Hemba, ca. 1810-1870)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-30
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-32
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-34
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-36
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-37
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-41
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-42
Commemorative figure
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Hemba-43
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-03
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-04
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-07
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-10
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-14
Head
Date: 12th–15th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Ife-16
House of the Head Shrine (Ile Ori)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.459a-c
Ndop figure: Mikó miMbúl or Mbop Mábíínc máMbúl
Date: ca. 1905
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-01
Ndop figure: Kot áNce or Kot áMbúl
Date: 19th-early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-02
Ndop figure: Mbó Pelyeeng áNce
Date: ca. 1765
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-03
Ndop figure: Shyáám áMbúl áNgoong
Date: ca. 1630
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-04
Ndop figure: Mbó Mbóósh, Mishé miShyááng máMbúl, or Kot áNce
Date: ca. 1760-1780
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-06
Figure of a leopard chief: Chibwabwa Ilunga
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-01
Figure of a leopard chief
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-02
Figure of a leopard chief
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-06
Figure of a leopard chief: Ilunga Mukulu
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-07
A chief of the Lunda
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked February 15,1910)
Accession Number: TR.248.59.2011
Demba-war, king of Cayor, and his two sons
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.63.2011
King of Benin (Oba Ovonrramwen Nogbaisi, r. 1888–1914)
Date: ca. 1897
Accession Number: TR.248.54.2011
King Daudi
Date: 1909
Accession Number: TR.248.46.2011
Lawson, king of Anécho [Aného]
Date: 1933
Accession Number: TR.248.44.2011
King of Oyo [Adeyemi I Alowolodu, r. 1876-1905]
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.42.2011
The oba of Benin [Eweka II, r. 1914-33]
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.40.2011
His Highness Boua Kouassi, king of the Anyi
Date: ca. 1910–15
Accession Number: TR.248.37.2011
Chief Kétounou of Bonou Village
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked March 21, 1905)
Accession Number: TR.248.36.2011
Béhanzin, former king of Dahomey [r. 1889-94]
Date: 1906
Accession Number: TR.248.34.2011
Chief of royal blood
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.19.2011
The king of Djoloff
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.22.2011
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