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: Papyrus

The strange winged creature standing in front of the serpent in this scene represents several destructive forces, good and bad, inherent in ...

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: Relief Fragment of Offering Bearers

    When complete, the scene to which this fragment belonged showed a long procession of female offering bearers. One figure carries a tall bask...

     
     
    Chiefs ChairFemale Figure with Medicinal Charge (Musinju)Water PipeFigure of Mother and Child (Phemba)Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)Mwaash aMbooy MaskMaskLipiko MaskGrave Marker (Tumba)Elephant Tusk Carved with Figures in ReliefPower Figure (Nkishi)Reliquary Guardian Figure (Eyema-o-Byeri)MaskNdop Portrait of King Mishe miShyaang maMbulKoma Ba MaskLikishi Dance Costume Shirt and Head Cover with Pwo MaskPower Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)Fragment of a HeadFigure of a Monkey, possibly for MbraWaist Pendant with Oba and Two AttendantsDivination Torso Figure (Nkishi)Ceremonial Staff (Kibango)Ceremonial Staff (Kibango)Mask (Nganga Diphombe)Kabwelulu Gourd FigurePower Figure (Nkishi)Likishi Dance Costume LeggingsFigure of a Mother Holding a Child  (Lupingu lwa Cibola)Pendant CrossPendant CrossPendant CrossGelede MaskPalm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)Double Bell (Egogo)Komo Society MaskPair of Rattles (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)Pair of Rattles (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)Skirt (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)Wig (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)Power Figure (Nkishi)Elu Mask with Hinged JawSoul Container (Eraminhô)Pendant Cross with Ear Cleaner ExtensionCeremonial HoeCeremonial HoeWelcome in Our Peace WorldQur’anic Writing BoardFemale FigureStaff with Female Figure (Udlwedlwe)Karanga MaskPersonal Miniature Mask (Ma Go)Kneeling Female FigureHair OrnamentHair OrnamentHair Ornament

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