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Works of Art (74)

Akuaba Figure, 19th–20th century, Akan peoples; Ghana, Wood, beads, string (1979.206.75)
Altar Tableau: Queen Mother and Attendants, 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.111)
Altar to the Hand (Ikegobo), late 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Bronze (1979.206.218)
Axe, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba, Songye, Iron, copper, wood (1978.412.370)
Bow Stand with Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba, Wood, metal, beads, string (1978.412.486)
Captain John Gell, 1785, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (2000.450)
Ceremonial Banner (Palepai Maju), probably 18th century, South central Lampung region, Sumatra, Indonesia, Rattan, ceramic and glass beads, cloth, nassa shells (1990.335.28)
Ceremonial Sword (Udamalore), 17th–19th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.122)
Chair, 19th–20th century, Chokwe peoples; Angola, Wood, brass, tacks, leather (1978.412.619)
Club (Porowa Ra Maru), 19th century, Kanak peoples, New Caledonia, Wood (2000.160.9)
Column Figure of a King, ca. 1150–1170, French; From the abbey of Saint-Denis, Limestone (20.157)
Constantine medal, 1402–13 (model), 16th century (cast), French (Paris), Bronze (1988.133)
Crozier with Serpent Devouring a Flower, ca. 1200–1220, French, made in Limoges, Gilded copper; champlevé enamel; glass cabochons (17.190.833)
Cylindrical stand or crown, early 4th millennium B.C.; Chalcolithic period, Levant, Nahal Mishmar, Copper alloy (L.1994.74.9)
Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Mali; Bamana peoples, Iron (1979.206.223)
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat), 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Copper alloy, resin (1988.143.141)
Handle for a Fly Whisk (Tahiri), 18th century or earlier, Maohi (Tahitian) people, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Whale ivory, fiber (1978.412.875)
Handle-shaped ornament, Western Zhou dynasty, 10th–9th century B.C., China, Jade (nephrite) (1985.214.96)
Harp, 19th–20th century, Mangbetu peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, hide, twine, brass ring (1978.412.412)
Head of an Oba, 16th century (ca. 1550), Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1979.206.86)
Head, 16th–17th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Terracotta, sacrificial materials (1991.17.7)
Headdress, 19th–20th century, Ejagham peoples; Nigeria, lower Cross River, Wood, hide, metal, bone, paint (1979.206.266)
Headdress, 19th–20th century, Baga peoples; Guinea, Wood (1979.206.17)
Josef de Jaudenes y Nebot, 1794, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (07.75)
Kushite Pharaoh, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 713–664 B.C. Egyptian Bronze with gilding (2002.8)
Ladle, 20th century (before 1960), Zlan of Belewale, Dan peoples; Liberia or Côte d'Ivoire, Wood, pigment (1979.206.254)
Linguist Staff (Oykeame), 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold foil, wood, nails (1986.475a-c)
Louis-Marie, Vicomte de Noailles, 1798, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (1970.262)
Man's Sash (Tor), late 19th–early 20th century, Pohnpei, Caroline Islands, Banana fiber, trade yarn (1982.351)
Masonic medal, 1826, C. Foote, engraver, American, Silver (2000.544)
Masquerade Element (Omama): Ram's Head, 17th–19th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.123)
Matilda Stoughton de Jaudenes, 1794, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (07.76)
Naked Man, Back View, 1991–92, Lucian Freud (British, born Germany), Oil on canvas (1993.71)
Necklace with Pendant, 16th–18th century, Angola; Chokwe, Wood, ceramic, raffia (1996.456)
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)
Panel from a Buddhist ritual crown, late 13th–early 14th century, Tibet, Distemper on wood (1997.152)
Pectoral Badge (Akrafokonmu), 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold (L.1982.92)
Pendant Fragment (Marremarre Lagelag or Buni), 19th–early 20th century, Marshallese people, Arno Island, Marshall Islands, Tridacna shell (1983.545.19)
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants, 16th–17th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, Court of Benin, Brass (1990.332)
Power Object (Boli), 19th–20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial materials (patina) (1979.206.175)
Presentation Smallsword, 1798–99, Made by James Morisset, English (London), Silver-gilt, enamel, paste jewels, steel (26.145.315)
Processional Cross, 12th–13th century, Ethiopia, Lasta region, Bronze (2008.502)
Processional Cross, 16th century (ca. 1500), Ethiopia, Tigray region; Amharic, Wood, tin (1999.103)
Rattle Staff (Ukhurhe) of Oba Akenzua I, 1725–50, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Bronze, copper, iron (1974.5)
Relief of Apries, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Apries, ca. 589–570 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (09.183.1a)
Ritual figure, 4th century B.C.–early Ptolemaic Period (380–246 B.C.), Egyptian, Wood, formerly clad in lead sheet (2003.154)
Ritual Seat for a Noble (Osa'osa), 19th century, Ono Niha people, Gomo and Tae River area, Central region, Nias Island, Indonesia, Stone (1988.125.1)
Saltcellar: Portuguese Figures, 15th–16th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Ivory (1972.63a,b)
Scepter with Profile Figures, 7th–8th century, Guatemala; Maya, Flint (1978.412.195)
Seated Male Figure, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Wood, kaolin (1980.429)
Shepherd's crook, ca. 2000–1900 B.C.; Early Cypriot III, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Copper-based metal (74.51.5570)
Staff (Uzime or Uboko), 19th–20th century, South Africa; Zulu or Nguni peoples, Wood, brass, iron wire (1982.485.15)
Staff Head with Owl, 5th–10th century, Colombia; Sinú Cast gold (1979.206.920)
Staff with Snuff Containers and Club, 19th–20th century, South Africa; Zulu peoples, Wood (1993.381.6-7)
Staff: Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba, Wood, copper, metal, iron (1978.412.646)
Staff: Female Half Torso, 19th–20th century, Angola; Ovimbundu, Wood, brass tacks (1978.412.572)
Staff: Saint Anthony (Toni Malau), 18th century, Angola/Democratic Republic of Congo; Kongo, Brass, wood (1999.295.2)
Staff: Seated Male Figure, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon or Bozo, Copper alloy (cast) (1975.306)
Standard top, 8th–7th century B.C., Luristan, western Iran, Bronze (1996.82.1)
Standard top, late 2nd millennium B.C.; Middle Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Bronze (57.13.1)
Standard with two long-horned bulls, 2400–2000 B.C.; Early Bronze Age III, North central Anatolia, Arsenical copper (55.137.5)
Standard, early 4th millennium B.C.; Chalcolithic period, Levant, Nahal Mishmar, Copper alloy (L.1994.74.6)
Stick God (Akua Ka'ai), 18th–early 19th century, Hawai'i, Wood (1979.206.1625)
Stool, 19th century, The Buli Master, Luba peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, metal studs (1979.290)
Stool, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Wood (1986.478.2)
Stool: Kneeling Female Caryatid, 19th century (?), Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba or Shankadi, Wood, glass beads (1978.412.317)
Study of Queen Victoria's Neckline (Study for Portrait of Queen Victoria), ca. 1838, Thomas Sully (American, born England), Graphite on paper (L.1994.29.1)
Sword and Sheath, 19th–20th century, Owo-Yoruba peoples; Nigeria, Cotton, glass beads, wood, brass, rope (1993.500.1)
Temple of Dendur, Roman period, ca. 15 B.C., Egyptian; Dendur, Nubia, Sandstone (68.154)
Textile Skirt, 20th century, South Africa; Xhosa people, Cotton, glass beads, buttons, ocher (1993.373)
Tobacco Pipe, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Chokwe (?), Wood, brass, leather (1977.462.1)
Tomb Effigy of Jean d'Alluye, mid-13th century, French; Made in Loire Valley, Limestone (25.120.201)
Weight: Sword, 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Brass (1994.312.7)

Weight: Fly Whisk, 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Brass (1994.312.8)

Weight: Amulet, 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Brass (1994.312.10)
Whistle, 19th century, British Columbia; Northwest Coast, Wood, pigment (89.4.2243)

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