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Helmet Mask

Helmet Mask

Date: before 1880
Geography: Cameroon, Grassfields region
Culture: Bamum kingdom
Medium: Wood, copper, glass beads, raffia, cowrie shells
Dimensions: H. 26 x W. 14 x D. 10 3/4 in. (66 x 35.6 x 27.3 cm)
Classification: Beads-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967
Accession Number: 1978.412.560

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1853
Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

Benvenuto di Giovanni (Italian, Siena 1436–after 1518 Siena)

Date: ca. 1470
Accession Number: 1975.1.54

The Horse Fair

The Horse Fair

Rosa Bonheur (French, Bordeaux 1822–1899 Thomery)

Date: 1852–55
Accession Number: 87.25

Mask

Mask

Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.1518

Female Figure (Tetepeku)

Female Figure (Tetepeku)

Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.819

Aristotle with a Bust of Homer

Aristotle with a Bust of Homer

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)

Date: 1653
Accession Number: 61.198

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