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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.

Mask
Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma)
Mask Representing a Beautiful Mother (D'mba)
Female Figure with Four Children
Oliphant
Rhythm Pounder in the Shape of a Female Figure (Doogele or Poro Piibele)
Mask Representing a Male Ancestor (Chihongo)
Necklace
Bondo Society Mask (Nòwo)
Female Head
Fragment of a Male Figure
Christian Processional Cross