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Bronze from Africa and Egypt

Metalwork, Bronze, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (16)

Altar to the Hand (Ikegobo), late 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Bronze (1979.206.218)
Anklet, Meroitic period, 100–250, Meroitic; from Faras, Lower Nubia, cemetery 1, grave 186, Bronze (26.4.110a)
Bark Sphinx (Sib), Dynasty 26, ca. 664–525 B.C., Egyptian, Leaded bronze (2011.96)
Cat, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 400–30 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze (56.16.1)
Head of Ptolemy II or III, Ptolemaic Period, reign of Ptolemy III Euergetes, ca. 246–221 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze (66.99.134)
Kneeling statuette of Thutmose III, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, ca. 1479–1425 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze (1995.21)
Kushite Pharaoh, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 713–664 B.C. Egyptian Bronze with gilding (2002.8)
Processional Cross, 12th–13th century, Ethiopia, Lasta region, Bronze (2008.502)
Ptah, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1070–712 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze, gold leaf, and glass (2009.175)
Ram head for attachment, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–25, ca. 1070–664 B.C., Egypt, Leaded bronze, precious metal leaf, copper alloy inlay in eye rims (45.2.9)
Rattle Staff (Ukhurhe) of Oba Akenzua I, 1725–50, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Bronze, copper, iron (1974.5)
Razor and mirror, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes, Bronze and wood (36.3.69,.13)
Statuette of a horse or elephant rider, 3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Said to be from ancient Athribis, Egypt, Bronze (55.11.11)
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 Amasis, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, ca. 570–526 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze inlaid with gold (35.9.3)
Weight: Elephant, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Brass (1978.412.407)

Weight: Bird with Body in Knot, 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Brass (1994.312.17)

Weight: Bird Claw, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Brass (1979.206.182)