An nkisi nkondi served as a container for potent ingredients used in magic and medicine, in judicial and healing contexts. To make an nkisi ...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The elaborate stage set in this full-length portrait suggests how impressive it was intended to be. The artist based the backdrop, and detai...
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