Collections: Items Tagged "African"

  • 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: Hairpin

Ivory’s value results from its scarcity, as well as its association with the elephant, a symbol of power and strength. Ivory bracelets...

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: Fragment of Lintel

    This fragmentary scene depicts a man named Amunemhat and his wife. Both face an offering table covered with different kinds of bread and a b...

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    Found 215 Items Tagged "African"

    Block Statue of PadimahesStatue of a Priest of AmunStatue of MetjetjiPower Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)Grave Marker (Tumba)Elephant Tusk Carved with Figures in ReliefMwaash aMbooy MaskWater PipeFootcase of a Mummy with Images of Defeated Enemies Under the FeetLipiko MaskFigure of Mother and Child (Phemba)Fragment of a HeadMaskFemale Figure with Medicinal Charge (Musinju)MaskNdop Portrait of King Mishe miShyaang maMbulFigure of a Mother Holding a Child  (Lupingu lwa Cibola)Woman of African Descent
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    Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui