Collections: Items Tagged "Nkisi"

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On View: Upper Part of Staff

The geometric designs on the upper part of this staff are made of stretched animal skin. The artisan varied the technique of applying the ti...

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: Statuette of Seated Cynocephalus Ape

    Baboons warm their stomachs by sitting up, raising their paws, and facing the sun each morning, a behavior the Egyptians interpreted as sola...

     
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    Found 5 Items Tagged "Nkisi"


    Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)Figure of Standing Male (Nkisi)Figure of Mother and Child (Phemba)Standing Female Figure (Nkisi)Male Figure with Strips of Hide (Nkisi)
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