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Works of Art (47)

Altar Bell: Portuguese Face, 16th–17th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (cast) (1991.17.85)
Altar Ring, 17th–19th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin (?), Brass (1991.17.134a, b)
Altar Set, Shang and Western Zhou dynasties, late 11th century B.C., China, Bronze (24.72.1–14)
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)
Altar: Female Figures, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, clay coating, patina (1978.412.467)
Bark Sphinx (Sib), Dynasty 26, ca. 664–525 B.C., Egyptian, Leaded bronze (2011.96)
Bell Mallet (Lawle), early 20th century, Ivory Coast, Baule people, Wood (2010.349)
Ceremonial container, mid-20th century, Indonesia (Papua Province), Asmat people, Wood, paint, fiber, cassowary quills, seeds, feathers (2009.502.1)
Container (Aduno Koro) with Figures, 16th–19th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood (1979.206.255)
Container (Kuduo), 18th–19th century Ghana; Akan, Asante Brass, pigment (1981.431.14)
Container (Kuduo), 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Brass (1978.412.384a,b)
Container for Magical Substances (Perminangken [?]), 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Wood, Chinese trade ceramic (1988.124.2a,b)
Female Figure, early 19th century, Ha'apai Archipelago, Tonga, Whale ivory (1979.206.1470)
Fibula, Late Bronze Age, 1100–1000 B.C., Central Europe, Copper alloy (2007.498.1a,b)
Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Copper alloy (1979.206.41)
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat), 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Copper alloy, resin (1988.143.141)
Head, 13th–15th century, Puerto Rico; Taino people, Stone (1979.206.611)
Image (To'o) Representing the God 'Oro, 18th century, Maohi (Tahitian) people, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Wood, coconut husk fiber, traces of feathers (1979.206.1481)
Janus Helmet Mask (Wanyugo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1978.412.311)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, cotton, sacrificial materials (1979.206.150)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, nails, cotton, sacrificial material (1979.206.124)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, encrustation, quills, tusks, bird skull (1978.412.426)
Kònò Helmet Mask, 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial materials (1978.412.362)
Kònò Helmet Mask, 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial patina (1978.412.361)
Lidded Bowl, 17th–18th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.126a, b)
Lidded Container: Equestrian Figure, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal staples (1979.206.173a-c)
Male Figure (Aripa), 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1508)
Male Figure (Aripa), 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1509)
Male Figure (Tiki), 18th–early 19th century, Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia, Wood (1979.206.1466)
Male Reliquary Figure, 19th century, Gabon or Democratic Republic of Congo; Ambete, Wood, pigment, metal, cowrie shells (2002.456.17)
Memorial Head, 19th–20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Akan, Anyi subgroup, Terracotta (1978.412.394)
Memory Board (Lukasa), 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba, Wood (1977.467.3)
Power Figure (Nkisi), 19th–20th century, Kongo peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, paint, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine (1979.206.127)
Power Object (Boli), 19th–20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial materials (patina) (1979.206.175)
Prayer Book: Arganona Weddase (The Harp of Praise), late 17th century, Baselyos, Ethiopia, Lasta region, Hide, pigment, wood, fiber (2006.99)
Ram Mask (Bata), 19th–20th century, Kwele peoples; Republic of Congo or Gabon, Wood, paint (1979.206.8)
Reliquary Head (Nlo Bieri), 19th–20th century, Gabon; Fang, Betsi group, Wood, metal, palm oil (1979.206.229)
Seated Figure, late 19th–early 20th century, Satawan Island, Caroline Islands, Wood, shell, traces of paint and resin (2003.8)
Seated Male, 19th–20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Baule, Wood, beads (1978.412.425)
Standing Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Madagascar; Malagasy (?) Wood, patina stain (1978.412.577)
Turtle Amulet (Yawiige), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Copper alloy (1978.412.498)
Twin Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Brass (1978.412.496)
Twin Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Brass (1978.412.497)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag, 14th–13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Central Anatolia, Silver, gold (1989.281.10)
Votive plaque, Imperial, probably 3rd century A.D., Roman, Lead (21.88.175)
Weather Charm (Hos), late 19th–early 20th century, Yap (?), Caroline Islands, Wood, stingray spines, fiber, lime (2003.243)