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: Female Figurine

The majority of ancient Near Eastern female figures emphasize their fertility. Although the three terracotta (baked clay) figures here come ...

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: Grave Marker (Tumba)

    The Kongo place stone figures called tumba on the graves of powerful people. This chief is shown smoking a pipe with his head averted as if ...

     
    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 Head
     
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