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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

African Art

William V. Ganis, PhD


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Nok Art


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Nok Head

from Jemaa, Nigeria

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


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Nok Head

from Jemaa, Nigeria

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


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Igbo-Ukwu Art


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Equestrian figure on fly-whisk hilt

from Igbo-Ukwu, Nigeria

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


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Ife Art


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King

from Ife, Nigeria

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


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Benin Art


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Ivory belt mask of a Queen Mother (Idia)

from Benin, Nigeria

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


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Altar of the Hand

from Benin, Nigeria

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


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Warrior Chief and Attendants

from Benin, Nigeria

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


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Djenne Art


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Mother and Child

from Djenne, Mali

11th to 14th centuryterracotta11 in. high


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Eastern façade of Friday Mosque

Djenne, Mali

13th century, rebuilt 1906-07


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Sapi Art


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Sapi warrior

from Sierra Leone

15th centuryserpentine7 1/2 in. high


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Master of the Symbolic ExecutionSaltcellar

Sapi-Portuguese from Sierra Leone

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


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Great Zimbabwe


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Conical Tower

from Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

15th century


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Conical Tower

from Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

15th century


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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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