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Equestrian figure

Maker:
Inland Niger Delta Style  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 70.5 x 15.2 x 45.7cm (27 3/4 x 6 x 18in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Inland Niger Delta region, Mali
Date:
13th-15th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
horse  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
86-12-2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, Third Level Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e6601b8f-7151-4040-aa7d-759be00fb6b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_86-12-2

Blue Bra Girls

Maker:
Ghada Amer, born 1963, Egypt  Search this
Medium:
Cast and polished stainless steel
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 182.9 × 157.5 × 137.2 cm (72 × 62 × 54 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Egypt
Date:
2012
Topic:
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2018-2-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2012 Ghada Amer
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
I am: Contemporary African Women Artists
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys76f354394-4b2c-4f84-a4f4-1f76f9968a08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2018-2-1

Female figure

Object Name:
edjo
Maker:
Urhobo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, kaolin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 106.5 x 32 x 27.7 cm (41 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-17-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys741a72605-b40f-4015-9338-3db443c29c9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-17-1

Female figure with child

Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood (Nauclea latifolia), glass, glass beads, brass tacks, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25.7 x 10.5 x 10.2 cm (10 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Mayombe region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Mid-19th to early 20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
83-3-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7584bb931-ccef-42c0-9c4a-7f4c17ff05b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_83-3-6

Male figure

Maker:
Hemba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 66 x 22 x 18 cm (26 x 8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Mbulula, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-1-13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys738eab599-f1ed-4400-b275-de04ebf44856
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-1-13

Archer figure

Maker:
Inland Niger Delta Style  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 61.9 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (24 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Inland Niger Delta region, Mali
Date:
13th-15th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
86-12-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7cdd9aa0d-3aac-4989-ae9c-6c49eb48deed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_86-12-1

Male figure

Maker:
Hemba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, plant fiber, glass beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 77.5 x 23.8 x 17.1 cm (30 1/2 x 9 3/8 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-181
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e75a9b1a-e82a-43a3-88b8-91acd282cb1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-181

Male figure

Maker:
Undetermined artist  Search this
Bvu Kwam, active early 19th century  Search this
Medium:
Wood, ivory, pigment, human hair, bone, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 111.8 x 39.7 x 44.8 cm (44 x 15 5/8 x 17 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Grassfields region, Isu kingdom, Cameroon
Date:
Early 19th century
Topic:
leopard  Search this
weapon  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-31
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys722377ccc-ea0d-414b-a149-fb3c1e310bea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-31

Male figure

Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 141.6 x 35.6 x 25.4 cm (55 3/4 x 14 x 10 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Amogdu Abiriba, Cross River region, Nigeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-81
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f0b5a62c-e435-4834-8b1b-bedfb1146863
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-81

Reliquary guardian head

Maker:
Fang artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal, oil patina
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39.5 x 14 x 8.5 cm (15 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-98
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys73ea6dcfd-984c-49c2-b82f-bd02f0ba7e54
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-98

Ceremonial spoon

Object Name:
wa ke mia
Maker:
Dan artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.5 x 44.9 x 9.2 cm (2 3/16 x 17 11/16 x 3 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Liberia
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Samuel Rubin
Object number:
79-16-28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7eaea1d77-9b28-4453-a869-c61b56419ae2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_79-16-28

Ceremonial spoon

Object Name:
wa ke mia
Maker:
Wee artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal, oil patina
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 62.5 x 16.5 x 8.5 cm (24 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Liberia
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
mask  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-58
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7479d581b-91b2-4c31-b511-8d6980413c9f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-58

Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah

Maker:
Undetermined artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 119.4 x 90.6 cm (47 x 35 11/16 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
1957
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Writing  Search this
star  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald A. Theuer and Lilburne Theuer Senn
Object number:
2002-9-32
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ef96e1d3-e338-4bfa-b6bc-9e885e4490e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-9-32

Factory printed cloth

Maker:
Sotiba  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 116.4 x 142 cm (45 13/16 x 55 7/8 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Dakar, Senegal
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Adornment  Search this
foreigner  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
The Wil and Irene Petty Collection
Object number:
2008-5-62
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e60ff3d4-8166-4d3c-b529-2291b33b014e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2008-5-62

Apartheid Laboratory

Maker:
Willie Bester, born 1956, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media assemblage
Dimensions:
222 × 205 × 80 cm (87 3/8 × 80 11/16 × 31 1/2 in.)
Type:
Installation
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1995
Credit Line:
Gift of Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman and Jerome L. and Ellen Stern
Object number:
2017-15-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1995 Willie Bester
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7528f4682-6990-4529-80f0-25d2a7a1c137
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2017-15-1

Toussaint Louverture et la vieille esclave

Maker:
Ousmane Sow, 1935-2016, Senegal  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media (iron, earth, jute, straw)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 220 x 100 x 110 cm (86 5/8 x 39 3/8 x 43 5/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
1989
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Power  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
couple  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase, through exchange from Emil Eisenberg, and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins, and with funds from Stuart Bohart and Barbara Portman
Object number:
2009-8-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
(c) 1989 Ousmane Sow
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7770c1f7b-7341-4e68-9e76-b9d0aa0551f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2009-8-1

Cap mask

Object Name:
gelede
Maker:
Anago Master  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.5 x 25.0 x 27.8 cm (8 7/16 x 9 13/16 x 10 15/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Anago or Ifonyin region, Benin
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-11-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7b50fa396-7275-4585-8cbc-3e8ed2692022
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-11-1

Cold Turkey: Stories of Truth and Reconciliation (De Kock ready to sing)

Maker:
Sue Williamson, born 1941, England (active South Africa)  Search this
Medium:
Acetate, steel, plexiglass, wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 63.5 x 89.8 x 10 cm (25 x 35 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1996
Topic:
pig  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-21-1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Sue Williamson
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys790ccc002-71d4-47af-a597-d6ba6cd14ae3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-21-1.1

Cold Turkey: Stories of Truth and Reconciliation (Poison Victim)

Maker:
Sue Williamson, born 1941, England (active South Africa)  Search this
Medium:
Acetate, steel, plexiglass, wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 63.5 x 89.8 x 10 cm (25 x 35 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1996
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-21-1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Sue Williamson
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7764212b0-d7c2-4a2a-8f3d-5c3324bc2891
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-21-1.2

Small Iriabo

Maker:
Sokari Douglas Camp, born 1958, Nigeria  Search this
Medium:
Steel, wood, paint, motor
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 140 x 41.9 x 40.6 cm (55 1/8 x 16 1/2 x 16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
1987
Topic:
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-5-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1987 Sokari Douglas Camp
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7aa55c989-f4ec-44d7-b82a-623923545dc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-5-1

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