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Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Statuette of the Child Amenemhab
Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, separate silver lotus, wood base with pigmented inlays
Accession Number: 26.7.1413a, b
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Medium: cupreous alloy, gold, silver inlay
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Head of an Oba
Date: 16th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1979.206.86
Figure: Seated Couple
Date: 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1977.394.15
Helmet Mask
Date: before 1880
Medium: Wood, copper, glass beads, raffia, cowrie shells
Accession Number: 1978.412.560
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Medium: Brass; cast, chased, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 2007.191
Mask: Female Figure (Karan-wemba)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1979.206.84
Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat
Date: ca. 1990–1900 B.C.
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), copper, quartz crystal, paint
Accession Number: 1990.59.1
Cat Statuette
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, leaded
Accession Number: 56.16.1
Statuette of the lady Tiye
Date: ca. 1390–1349 B.C.
Medium: Wood, carnelian, gold, glass, Egyptian blue, paint
Accession Number: 41.2.10
Between Earth and Heaven
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2006
Medium: Aluminum, copper wire
Accession Number: 2007.96
Head of a goddess, probably Mut, for attachment to a processional barque (?)
Date: ca. 700 B.C.
Medium: Cupreous alloy, gold leaf, formerly inlaid
Accession Number: 2008.353
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e)
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Medium: Wood, horns, raffia fiber, cotton cloth, feather, metal, sacrificial material
Accession Number: 1978.412.489
Eroro
Date: 19th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.2604
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Nyonganyonga
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Wood, shell, metal, beads
Accession Number: 09.163.6
Dusasa II
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2007
Medium: Found aluminum, copper wire, and plastic disks
Accession Number: 2008.121
Bracelet with Agathodaimon, Isis-Tyche, Aphrodite, and Terenouthis
Date: 1st century B.C.–A.D. 1st century
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 23.2.1
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Medium: Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment
Accession Number: 2004.88
Statuette of a Royal (?) Woman with the Cartouches of Necho II on her Arms
Date: 610–595 B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 30.8.93
Handle Depicting a Lion Subduing a Nubian
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Medium: Egyptian blue, bone, gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.92
Seated Male Figure
Date: mid to late 19th century
Medium: Wood, glass, metal, kaolin
Accession Number: 1996.281
Pectoral and Necklace of Sithathoryunet with the Name of Senwosret II
Date: ca. 1887–1878 B.C.
Medium: Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise, garnet (pectoral) Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise feldspar (necklace)
Accession Number: 16.1.3a, b
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Bronze; gold, electrum, auriferous-silver, and copper-alloy inlays
Accession Number: 29.2.3
Ritual Figure
Date: 380–246 B.C.
Medium: Wood, formerly clad with lead sheet
Accession Number: 2003.154
The "Dolphin Vase"
Date: ca. 1750–1550 B.C.
Medium: Pottery, manganese black, gypsum fill
Accession Number: 22.1.95
Figure from a Reliquary Ensemble: Seated Female
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1978.412.441
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Statuette of the Child Amenemhab
Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.1413a, b
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Head of an Oba
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.86
Figure: Seated Couple
Date: 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 1977.394.15
Helmet Mask
Date: before 1880
Accession Number: 1978.412.560
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
Mask: Female Figure (Karan-wemba)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.84
Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat
Date: ca. 1990–1900 B.C.
Accession Number: 1990.59.1
Cat Statuette
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Accession Number: 56.16.1
Statuette of the lady Tiye
Date: ca. 1390–1349 B.C.
Accession Number: 41.2.10
Between Earth and Heaven
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2006
Accession Number: 2007.96
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e)
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.489
Eroro
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2604
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Nyonganyonga
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 09.163.6
Dusasa II
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2007
Accession Number: 2008.121
Bracelet with Agathodaimon, Isis-Tyche, Aphrodite, and Terenouthis
Date: 1st century B.C.–A.D. 1st century
Accession Number: 23.2.1
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88
Handle Depicting a Lion Subduing a Nubian
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.92
Seated Male Figure
Date: mid to late 19th century
Accession Number: 1996.281
Pectoral and Necklace of Sithathoryunet with the Name of Senwosret II
Date: ca. 1887–1878 B.C.
Accession Number: 16.1.3a, b
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 29.2.3
Ritual Figure
Date: 380–246 B.C.
Accession Number: 2003.154
The "Dolphin Vase"
Date: ca. 1750–1550 B.C.
Accession Number: 22.1.95
Figure from a Reliquary Ensemble: Seated Female
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.441
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