Collections: Items Tagged "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: Mask (Mwana Pwo)

Mwana pwo (young woman) masks, danced by Chokwe men at festivals primarily for entertainment, are said to bestow increased fertility on the ...

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: Hand Cross

    Ethiopian Crosses
    Christianity most likely arrived in Ethiopia in the first century. The conversion of King Ezana in 330

     
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    Found 92 Items Tagged "africa"


    Royal Statues in ProcessionRelief of Montuhotep IIIPower Figure (Nkishi)Grave Marker (Tumba)Figure of Mother and Child (Phemba)Ritual KnifeReliquary Guardian Figure (Eyema-o-Byeri)Female Figure with Medicinal Charge (Musinju)Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)Relief of AkhethotepHead of Wesirwer, Priest of MontuCeremonial HoeMask (Nganga Diphombe)Burning African Village Play Set with Big House and LynchingCeremonial HoeWadjet-Eye AmuletOuter Sarcophagus of the Royal Prince, Count of Thebes, Pa-seba-khai-en-ipetThe Anxiety of Saint Joseph (Lanxiété de Saint Joseph)
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