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African Art . William V. Ganis, PhD. Nok Art. Nok Head from Jemaa, Nigeria 5th century B.C.E. terracotta 9 13/16 in. high. Nok Head from Jemaa, Nigeria 5th century B.C.E. terracotta 14 3/16 in. high. Igbo-Ukwu Art. Equestrian figure on fly-whisk hilt from Igbo-Ukwu, Nigeria

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African Art

William V. Ganis, PhD


Nok Art


Nok Head

from Jemaa, Nigeria

5th century B.C.E.terracotta9 13/16 in. high


Nok Head

from Jemaa, Nigeria

5th century B.C.E.terracotta14 3/16 in. high


Igbo-Ukwu Art


Equestrian figure on fly-whisk hilt

from Igbo-Ukwu, Nigeria

9th to 10th centurycopper -alloy bronze6 3/4 in. high


Ife Art


King

from Ife, Nigeria

11th to 12th centuryzinc brass18 1/2 in. high


Benin Art


Ivory belt mask of a Queen Mother (Idia)

from Benin, Nigeria

mid-16th centuryivory and iron9 3/8 in. high


Altar of the Hand

from Benin, Nigeria

17th to 18th centurybrass17 1/2 in. high


Warrior Chief and Attendants

from Benin, Nigeria

ca. 1550-1650brass18 3/4 in. high


Djenne Art


Mother and Child

from Djenne, Mali

11th to 14th centuryterracotta11 in. high


Eastern façade of Friday Mosque

Djenne, Mali

13th century, rebuilt 1906-07


Sapi Art


Sapi warrior

from Sierra Leone

15th centuryserpentine7 1/2 in. high


Master of the Symbolic ExecutionSaltcellar

Sapi-Portuguese from Sierra Leone

15th to 16th centuryivory16 7/8 in. high


Great Zimbabwe


Conical Tower

from Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

15th century


Conical Tower

from Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

15th century


Bird with crocodile image on top of stone monolith

from Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

15th centurysoap stonebird image 14 1/2 in. high


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