African Art Highlights

The African art collection comprises nearly 2,000 objects, representing 3,000 years of African history, with masks, figures, utilitarian objects, jewelry, ceramics, and textiles from throughout the continent. Highlights include ritual figures and masks from West and Central Africa, and terracotta antiquities from the Sahel area.

Slit Gong (Idoro) with a Human Torso
Human Head
Fragment of a Male Figure
Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma)
Mask Representing a Beautiful Mother (D'mba)
Christian Processional Cross
Bondo Society Mask (Nòwo)
Female Figure with Four Children
Equestrian Shrine Figure
Rhythm Pounder in the Shape of a Female Figure (Doogele or Poro Piibele)