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Works of Art (39)

[Abu Simbel], 1850, Maxime Du Camp (French), Salted paper print (Blanquart-Evrard Process) from paper negative (1981.1229.2)
Aegis Pendant, 15th–19th century, Nigeria; Benin, Udo (?), Brass (1979.206.301)
Altar Tableau: Queen Mother and Attendants, 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.111)
Ceremonial Sword (Udamalore), 17th–19th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.122)
Figure, 19th–20th century, Bangwa peoples; Cameroon, Wood, pigment, encrustation, fiber (1978.412.576)
Fragment of the face of a queen, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egypt, Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten); inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Yellow jasper (26.7.1396)
Head of a goddess, probably Mut, for attachment to a processional barque(?), Third Intermediate Period–Kushite Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 700 B.C., Egypt, Cupreous alloy, gilding, formerly inlaid (2008.353)
Head of a Princess, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten, 1352–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Quartzite and paint (2005.363)
Head of a Queen Mother (Iyoba), 1750–1800, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1977.187.36)
Head of Ahmose I, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Ahmose I (ca. 1550–1525 B.C.), Egyptian, Limestone (2006.270)
Head of Amenhotep II, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II, ca. 1427–1400 B.C., Egyptian, Black granite (66.99.20)
Head of an Oba (King), 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.2)
Head of an Oba (King), 19th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass, iron (1991.17.3)
Head of an Oba, 16th century (ca. 1550), Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1979.206.86)
Head of the god Amun, New Kingdom, post-Amarna period, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Granodiorite (07.228.34)
Head of Tutankhamun, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egyptian, Indurated limestone (50.6)
Kneeling statue of Bay, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 19, reign of Seti I or later (ca. 1294–1250 B.C.), Egyptian, Limestone (2009.253)
Kushite Pharaoh, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 713–664 B.C. Egyptian Bronze with gilding (2002.8)
Lidded Bowl, 17th–18th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.126a, b)
Memorial Head, 17th century, Ghana; Akan, Twifo region, Hemang city, Terracotta, roots, quartz fragments (1978.412.563)
Memory Board (Lukasa), 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba, Wood (1977.467.3)
Oba with Animals, 18th–19th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.113)

Altar to the Hand (Ikegobo) of Ezomo Ehenua, 18th–19th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples; court of Benin, Brass (1996.11)
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants, 16th–17th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, Court of Benin, Brass (1990.332)
Ptah, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1070–712 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze, gold leaf, and glass (2009.175)
Queen Mother Pendant Mask: Iyoba, 16th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Ivory, iron, copper (?) (1978.412.323)
Rattle Staff (Ukhurhe) of Oba Akenzua I, 1725–50, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Bronze, copper, iron (1974.5)
Royal Scepter: Male Figure, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Kongo peoples, Ivory (1978.412.657)
Sculptor's model of the head of Akhenaten, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (66.99.40)
Seated Chief (Mwanangara), before 1869, Angola; Chokwe, Wood, cloth, fiber, beads (1988.157)
Seated Figure (Tumba), 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kongo, Bamboma, Steatite (1978.412.573)
Seated Male Figure with Lance, 15th–20th century, Mali; Bamana peoples, Wood (1983.600a,b)
Seated Male Figure, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kongo, Yombe, Wood, glass, metal, kaolin (1996.281)
Seated Male Figure, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Wood, kaolin (1980.429)
Standing Male and Female Figures, 18th–19th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Tabwa, Wood, beads (1978.412.591,2)
Statuette of a Kushite Priest, Adapted for a King, late Dynasty 25, ca. 700–664 B.C., Egyptian, Leaded bronze, precious metal leaf (2010.259)
Statuette of a queen, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12–Early Dynasty 13 (ca. 1825–1750 B.C.), Egyptian, Schist (65.59.1)
Textile fragment, Coptic period (3rd–12th century), probably 6th–7th century, Egypt, Silk, linen; plain weave, embroidered (90.5.16)
Torso of a priestess, reign of Ptolemy I or Ptolemy II, 306–246 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (2010.18)
Votive stela of Userhat, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, ca. 1353–1323 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Temple of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep, Deir el-Bahri, EES excavations, 1905, Limestone, paint (05.4.2)