Collections: Arts of Africa

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Power Figure (Nkishi)

The Tetela and the Songye are closely related groups who make figures for personal religious rituals. Carving styles and materials for these...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Palm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)

    For centuries among the Kuba, personal status has been indicated through finely designed objects. Even ordinary utilitarian objects such as ...

     
     
    Mwaash aMbooy MaskChiefs ChairFemale Figure with Medicinal Charge (Musinju)Water PipeFigure of Mother and Child (Phemba)Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)MaskLipiko MaskFigure of a Mother Holding a Child  (Lupingu lwa Cibola)Head of an ObaPower Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)Elephant Tusk Carved with Figures in ReliefKoma Ba MaskGrave Marker (Tumba)Likishi Dance Costume Shirt and Head Cover with Pwo MaskFragment of a HeadFigure of a Monkey, possibly for MbraPower Figure (Nkishi)Reliquary Guardian Figure (Eyema-o-Byeri)MaskNdop Portrait of King Mishe miShyaang maMbulKabwelulu Gourd FigureCeremonial Staff (Kibango)Ceremonial Staff (Kibango)Mask (Nganga Diphombe)Power Figure (Nkishi)Likishi Dance Costume LeggingsPendant CrossPendant CrossPendant CrossGelede MaskPower Figure (Nkishi)Elu Mask with Hinged JawSoul Container (Eraminhô)Pendant Cross with Ear Cleaner ExtensionCeremonial HoeCeremonial HoeDivination Torso Figure (Nkishi)Waist Pendant with Oba and Two AttendantsPair of Rattles (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)Skirt (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)Pair of Rattles (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)Wig (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)Palm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)Double Bell (Egogo)Komo Society MaskQur’anic Writing BoardWelcome in Our Peace WorldHair OrnamentHair OrnamentSnuff Container (Tesa Ya Ma Kanya)Spoon (Kalukili)PendantPendantPalm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)

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