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Necklace

Maker:
Ait Atta artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver alloy, coral, amber, synthetic amber, glass beads, stone (possibly carnelian), wood, shell, cotton fiber
Dimensions:
L: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)
Type:
Jewelry
Geography:
Southern Drâ valley, Morocco
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2003-10-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys73599ba3d-eeed-45a8-ba0b-4936f9fd06ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2003-10-2

Ear pendants

Maker:
Moroccan Jewish artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver alloy, enamel, glass, carnelian
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.4 x 20.3 x 2.9 cm (13 9/16 x 8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Type:
Jewelry
Geography:
Anti Atlas region, Morocco
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2003-2-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys75a6ad00f-72b6-4b0f-aaae-e656bb49f716
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2003-2-7

Rainbow Serpent

Maker:
Romuald Hazoumè, born 1962, Benin  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media and found objects
Dimensions:
Installed: 375.9 x 449.6 x 106.7 cm (148 x 177 x 42 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Benin
Date:
2007
Topic:
snake  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2013-1-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2007 Romuald Hazoumè
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71eeb46ea-d8f2-40b3-b833-6cef5c966250
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-1-1

Face mask

Object Name:
n'gre
gle
Maker:
Bété artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron, cloth, cowrie shells
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33.5 x 22.8 x 17.2 cm (13 3/16 x 9 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Late 19th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Warfare  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Leyden and purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2013-21-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys77f175cdd-7aa4-497e-89d1-c5a549ad513b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-21-1

Drum

Maker:
Luba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, reptile skin, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 40.3 x 33 x 30.5 cm (15 7/8 x 13 x 12 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th to early 20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
Janus-faced  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2013-6-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys729be34bc-9985-4dc9-8d40-bfac95e4474a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-6-1

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.2 x 1.9 x 3.1 cm (1 5/8 x 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
furniture  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-147
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys715684e97-15c5-4050-92df-9b74e756021e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-147

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.9 x 4.1 x 1 cm (3/4 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
gameboard  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-162
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f7f63f1d-a0ca-46ec-9625-ed9cd77509db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-162

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.3 x 3.5 x 1 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th to late 19th century
Topic:
musical instrument  Search this
Plant  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-187
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f79b196a-a6e7-487a-a5da-c33c6a2e9278
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-187

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.2 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
sankofa  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-310
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys76ed68d8c-3f79-41c1-adc6-18b5c9cac56c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-310

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm (3/8 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-580
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys75f0a84e0-9f95-46d5-b777-b29facf8b101
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-580

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.4 x 6.1 x 1.4 cm (9/16 x 2 3/8 x 9/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
grasshopper  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-589
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys756ae21ee-6bdf-4a42-b582-aef9e81504d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-589

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.4 x 3.6 x 2.4 cm (9/16 x 1 7/16 x 15/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
15th-early 18th century
Topic:
male  Search this
swastika  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-75
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70126ec98-636f-4d62-a05b-a5a3c81b6c65
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-75

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.2 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm (7/8 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
scorpion  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emil J. Arnold in memory of her husband
Object number:
75-3-107
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7b2c29e86-02af-45e6-b807-bf9255d91a0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-3-107

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.8 x 1.8 x 2.5 cm (2 5/16 x 11/16 x 1 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Spiritual being  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emil J. Arnold in memory of her husband
Object number:
75-3-113
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7c76374f0-a242-49b8-9f9d-2d00310361a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-3-113

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.3 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm (1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
beetle  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emil J. Arnold in memory of her husband
Object number:
75-3-166
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ecc9137f-e337-4cef-bb8f-3f5ce12fc66c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-3-166

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm (1 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
musical instrument  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emil J. Arnold in memory of her husband
Object number:
75-3-184
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7eab4e263-2916-472f-ab47-b49414c6b59b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-3-184

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 x 5.7 x 5.4 cm (3/8 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emil J. Arnold in memory of her husband
Object number:
75-3-290
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7414fb016-cbae-4824-b50f-4d506fb43616
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-3-290

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm (1 x 2 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
antelope  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emil J. Arnold in memory of her husband
Object number:
75-3-301
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7473d3da6-3e45-4e94-9db4-5dd1c2d460a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-3-301

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.2 x 13 x 4.4 cm (7/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emil J. Arnold in memory of her husband
Object number:
75-3-490
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7b4b9cbe5-e0ed-4117-abb1-5fc1a7231532
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-3-490

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.3 x 4.0 x 3.9 cm (1/2 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
15th-early 18th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Brill
Object number:
75-32-8
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys773571e7f-e81d-4374-9806-a864d1429cfc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-32-8

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