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Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.44/1985_2.44.JPG

Cup

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

circa 1875

1985/2.44

carved wood

2014-11-11 15:15:05

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by technique

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.3/1985_2.3.JPG

Vessel with four faces carved on rim

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1940

1985/2.3

carved wood and tkoola powder residue

2014-11-11 15:11:30

african

african styles by region

biological components

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by form

heads

objects we use

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by technique

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.170/2010_1.170.JPG

Kuduo - Brass Container

Artist Unknown, African

A brass container with two separate parts, the container base and a lid cover on top. The container base is flat and round; while the cover has a smei-sphere shape with a narrow neck lid with knob on top.

1900-1985

2010/1.170

brass

2014-02-14 00:33:10

african

descriptors

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.2/1987_1.157.2.JPG

Ancestor figure (female in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wooden figure of a human. The torso, neck and head make an elongated cylinder along the certical axis. The hands rest at its sides near the umbilicus. The hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are detailed.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.2

wood

2014-02-14 00:30:21

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

luba region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.1/1987_1.157.1.JPG

Ancestor figure (female in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wooden figure of a human. The torso, neck and head make an elongated cylinder along the certical axis. The hands rest at its sides near the umbilicus. The hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are detailed.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.1

wood

2014-02-14 00:29:19

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

luba region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.3/1987_1.157.3.JPG

Ancestor figure (male in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wood figure of a human. The figure's torso, neck, and head are cyclindrical and elongated on the vertical axis. The figure's arms rest by its umbilicus, which protrudes slightly. Details of the hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are carved in. The figure is incised with symmetrical, zigzag-ing lines.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.3

wood

2014-02-14 00:04:54

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

luba region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.7/2001_2.7.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Bambara

2001/2.7

wood with metal

2013-12-20 16:34:48

african

african styles by region

ceremonial weapons

descriptors

edged weapons

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

manding

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

weapons

weapons and ammunition

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.70/2001_2.70.JPG

Staff

African, Congo (Zaire), Hemba

2001/2.70

wood with metal

2013-12-20 16:34:48

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

luba

luba region

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.66/2001_2.66.JPG

Staff

African, Tanzania, Zigua

2001/2.66

wood

2013-12-20 16:34:47

african

african styles by region

coastal east african styles

descriptors

east african

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.62/2001_2.62.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Zambia, Lozi

2001/2.62

wood with metal

2013-12-20 16:34:46

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

upper zambezi river region styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.6/2001_2.6.JPG

Staff

African, Congo (Zaire), Songye

2001/2.6

wood

2013-12-20 16:34:45

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

luba region

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

standing

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.53/2001_2.53.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Republic of the Congo, Kongo, Solongo

2001/2.53

wood

2013-12-20 16:34:43

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

southwestern democratic republic of congo styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.50/2001_2.50.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Angola, Chokwe

2001/2.50

wood

2013-12-20 16:34:42

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

chokwe-lunda

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.5/2001_2.5.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Mozambique, Yao

2001/2.5

wood

2013-12-20 16:34:42

african

african styles by region

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

east african

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

figures (representations)

makonde region and lake nyasa area styles

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

visual works

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.44/2001_2.44.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

2001/2.44

wood with beads

2013-12-20 16:34:40

african

african styles by region

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by form

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

west african styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.37/2001_2.37.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Shango

2001/2.37

wood

2013-12-20 16:34:38

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

equatorial guinea, gabon, southern cameroon region styles

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

objects

objects we use

ogowe river area

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.33/2001_2.33.JPG

Display figure

Artist Unknown, African, Osei Bonsu, Asante (Akan) Peoples, Ghana

A poised, naturalistic male figure sits on a stool, holding an egg in his right hand, his left hand resting on his left knee. The head is round, almost egg-shaped, with a high, sloping forehead rising from pronounced eyebrows. The eyes are almond-shped, the nost long and slender, the mouth a small straight line. The neck is long and ringed. Its surface is smooth, and carefully finished, golden brown in color, though worn or mottled in places.

1900-1977

circa 1950

2001/2.33

wood

2013-12-20 16:34:37

african

african styles by region

animal material

animal material by form or function

descriptors

egg and egg components

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

seating furniture

single seating furniture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

western guinea coast styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.22/2001_2.22.JPG

Wand (oshe Shango)

Artist Unknown, African, Shango

Carved wooden wand. A discoid grip at one end of the shaft, and a double-headed projection at the other.

2001/2.22

wood with leather

2013-12-20 16:34:34

african

african styles by region

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

object genres

object genres by function

objects

people and culture

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

upper body

west african styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.97/1998_1.97.JPG

Adze

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.97

iron blade and handle with copper and brass decoration

2013-12-20 16:32:14

african

african styles by region

cutting equipment

cutting tools

descriptors

equipment

equipment by process

gur-speaking peoples styles

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools

tools and equipment

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.96/1998_1.96.JPG

Adze

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.96

iron blade with wood handle

2013-12-20 16:32:14

african

african styles by region

cutting equipment

cutting tools

descriptors

equipment

equipment by process

gur-speaking peoples styles

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools

tools and equipment

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.95/1998_1.95.JPG

Adze

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.95

iron blade with wood handle

2013-12-20 16:32:14

african

african styles by region

cutting equipment

cutting tools

equipment

equipment by general type

equipment by process

gur-speaking peoples styles

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

weapons

weapons and ammunition

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.69/1998_1.69.JPG

Ngbaka Throwing Knife

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire)

20th century

20th century

1998/1.69

metal blade with fabric and cord covered wood handle

2013-12-20 16:32:07

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

edged weapons

northern democratic republic of congo styles

northwest democratic republic of congo styles

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

projectile weapons

projectile weapons with nonexplosive propellant

projectiles with nonexplosive propellant

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

weapons

weapons and ammunition

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.48/1998_1.48.JPG

Knife (Power Emblem)

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.48

iron blade with wood handle

2013-12-20 16:32:01

african

african styles by region

descriptors

edged weapons

gur-speaking peoples styles

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

weapons

weapons and ammunition

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.108/1998_1.108.JPG

Prestige Axe

Artist Unknown, African, Angola, Chokwe

20th century

20th century

1998/1.108

metal blade with wood handle

2013-12-20 16:31:53

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

chokwe-lunda

cutting equipment

cutting tools

descriptors

equipment

equipment by process

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.101/1998_1.101.JPG

Knife

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Bamileke

20th century

20th century

1998/1.101

metal blade with wood handle

2013-12-20 16:31:51

african

african styles by region

cameroon grassfields

cameroon styles

cutting equipment

cutting tools

descriptors

edged weapons

equipment

equipment by process

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

weapons

weapons and ammunition

west african styles

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.305/1997_1.305.JPG

Royal Elephant Mask (Bajoun)

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Bamileke

20th century

20th century

1997/1.305

cloth with multi-colored beadwork

2013-12-20 16:31:21

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

aristocracy

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

cameroon grassfields

cameroon styles

costume

costume by function

descriptors

groups of people

mammals

nobility

object genres

object genres by form

objects

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

political figures

social classes

social classes by specific type

social groups

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

upper class

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.5a/1986_2.5.JPG

Mask and costume (bwoom)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

A full-body costume and mask depicting a human figure.

20th century

circa 1960

1986/2.5A

bark cloth, woven raffia, wood, copper, glass beads, kola nuts, kola, animal ski

2013-12-20 16:24:29

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

costume by function

costumes

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.147/1986_2.147.JPG

Nut ring

Artist Unknown, African, Ghana, Akan

Possibly 20th century

circa 1900

1986/2.147

cast bronze, lost wax method

2013-12-20 16:24:22

african

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

descriptors

fruit

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

nonferrous metal

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.145/1986_2.145.JPG

Standing Hornbill

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bobo

20th century

circa 1950

1986/2.145

brass

2013-12-20 16:24:22

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

descriptors

manding

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

voltaic styles

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.125/1986_2.125.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.125

wood, glass beads, brass and blue pigment

2013-12-20 16:24:20

african

african styles by region

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

descriptors

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.122/1986_2.122.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.122

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

2013-12-20 16:24:19

african

african styles by region

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

descriptors

figures

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.121/1986_2.121.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure (Eshu as Ibeji)

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.121

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

2013-12-20 16:24:19

african

african styles by region

figures

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.120/1986_2.120.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.120

carved wood, blue coral beads, blue pigment

2013-12-20 16:24:19

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.119/1986_2.119.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.119

carved wood and glass beads

2013-12-20 16:24:19

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.124/1986_2.124.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.124

carved wood, glass beads, and blue pigment

2013-12-20 16:24:19

african

african styles by region

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

descriptors

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.123/1986_2.123.JPG

Female Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.123

carved wood, blue coral and Venetian beads

2013-12-20 16:24:19

african

african styles by region

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

descriptors

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.117/1986_2.117.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1915-1940

1986/2.117

carved wood and glass beads

2013-12-20 16:24:18

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.116/1986_2.116.JPG

Female Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.116

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

2013-12-20 16:24:18

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.115/1986_2.115.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.115

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

2013-12-20 16:24:18

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.114/1986_2.114.JPG

Female Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.114

carved wood and glass beads

2013-12-20 16:24:18

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.108/1986_2.108.JPG

Female half-figure

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

20th century

circa 1925

1986/2.108

wood

2013-12-20 16:24:16

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

human body

luba region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.196/1986_1.196.JPG

Anklet in the form of a stylized bird

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

1900-1986

1986/1.196

aluminum

2013-12-20 16:24:12

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

gur-speaking peoples styles

jewelry

jewelry by location

jewelry worn on legs and feet

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.92/1985_2.92.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925

1985/2.92

carved wood, iron, and glass beads

2013-12-20 16:23:54

african

african styles by region

objects we use

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Hat

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

19th century

1985/2.72

natural fiber

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accessories worn on the head

african

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Royal Attendant Hat

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

19th century

1985/2.71

natural fiber and string

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accessories worn on the head

african

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aristocracy

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clothing

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headgear

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people

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social groups

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upper class

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Scarification knife

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1935

1985/2.69

steel and copper wire

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african

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ceremonial weapons

cutting equipment

cutting tools

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Scarification knife

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1935

1985/2.68

iron and copper wire

2013-12-20 16:23:49

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

ceremonial weapons

cutting equipment

cutting tools

edged weapons

equipment

equipment by process

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

weapons

weapons and ammunition

western democratic republic of congo styles

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Royal Sword

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

Possibly 20th century

circa 1900

1985/2.56

iron, wood and copper

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upper class

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Twisted metal bracelet with chameleon

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1985/2.54

cast bronze (cire perdue)

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animals

animals and creatures

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

descriptors

gur-speaking peoples styles

inorganic material

jewelry

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jewelry worn on arms and hands

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the natural world

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Anklet with figures on opposing ends

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1985/2.53

cast bronze, lost wax method

2013-12-20 16:23:44

african

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copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

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objects

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visual works

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west african styles

western sudanese styles