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Anthropomorphic Figure

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Works of Art (49)

Ancestor Figure (Ekpu), 18th–19th century, Nigeria, Calabar Province; Ibibio peoples, Oron group, Wood (2007.173)
Animal-headed figure pendant, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Yotoco, Gold (66.196.20)
Anthropomorph, ca. 1500 B.C., India, Uttar Pradesh, Copper (L.1985.42.3)
Baptismal Font, ca. 1155–1170, From the Monastery of Saint-Trond, Wellen; Made in Liège, South Netherlands, Dark calciferous limestone (47.101.21)
The Barbarians, 1937, Max Ernst (French, born Germany), Oil on cardboard (1999.363.21)
Beaker (kero), 7th–10th century, Peru; Wari, Wood (1978.412.214)
Ceremonial Knife (tumi), 10th–15th century, Peru; Chimú, Copper (1987.394.216)
Cylinder seal and modern impression with winged horse with claws and horns, 13th century B.C.; Middle Assyrian style, Northern Mesopotamia, Chalcedony (1999.325.89)
Dance Paddle (Rapa), early 19th century, Rapa Nui people, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Wood (1978.412.1571)
Drum, mid-20th century, Carved by Omas, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Pomatsj River, Sauwa village, Wood, lizard skin, paint, fiber (1978.412.962)
Eagle Transformation Figure, 10th–6th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Jade (albitite), cinnabar (1994.380)
Earth Monster Relief, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.36)
Eye idol, 3500–3100 B.C.; middle–late Uruk period, Excavated at Tell Brak, northeastern Syria, Alabaster (gypsum) (1988.323.8)
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, or Burkina Faso; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1978.412.365)
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood (1979.206.216)
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, horns, raffia fiber, cotton cloth, feather, metal, sacrificial material (1978.412.489)
Female Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.857)
Figure (Grave Marker), 20th century, Kenya; Giryama people, Wood (1993.522)
Figure (Yipwon), 19th century or earlier, Yimam people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.854)
Figure Pendant, 4th–8th century, Costa Rica; Atlantic Watershed, Pyrophyllite (1978.412.152)
Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Copper alloy (1979.206.41)
Fly Whisk (Tahiri [?]), early to mid-19th century, Probably Rurutu or Tupua'i, Austral Islands, French Polynesia, Wood, fiber, human hair (1979.206.1487)
Garland holder with a winged celestial, mid-1st century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1987.142.213)
Helmet Mask (Kponyugo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood (1979.206.71)
Image (To'o) Representing the God 'Oro, 18th century, Maohi (Tahitian) people, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Wood, coconut husk fiber, traces of feathers (1979.206.1481)
Janus Helmet Mask (Wanyugo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1978.412.311)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, cotton, sacrificial materials (1979.206.150)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, nails, cotton, sacrificial material (1979.206.124)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, encrustation, quills, tusks, bird skull (1978.412.426)
Kònò Helmet Mask, 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial materials (1978.412.362)
Kònò Helmet Mask, 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial patina (1978.412.361)
Male Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.856)
Male Figurine, Predynastic Period, late Naqada I–early Naqada II, ca. 3750–3550 B.C., Egyptian, Ivory (54.28.2)
Monstrous male figure, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Eastern Iran/Bactria-Margiana, Chlorite, calcite, gold, iron (2010.166)
Palma with Skeletal Head Figure, 7th–10th century, Mexico, Veracruz, Stone (1978.412.16)
Pectoral, 13th–16th century, Colombia; Sonso, Gold (1991.419.36)
Power Object (Boli), 19th–20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial materials (patina) (1979.206.175)
Recumbent lion, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5 (ca. 2575–2450 B.C.), Egyptian, Granite (2000.485)
Ritual Board (Wenena Gerua), ca. 1950, Siane people, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint, feathers, fiber (1978.412.741)
Seated Figure, 13th–16th century, Colombia; Quimbaya, Ceramic (1976.412.2)
Shiva seated with Uma (Uma-Maheshvaramurti), 11th century, Nepal, Copper alloy (1987.218.1)
Skull Hook (Agiba), 19th–early 20th century, Kerewa people, Pai'ia'a village, western Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.796)
Standing female figure, ca. 2600–2400 B.C.; Early Cycladic II; late Spedos type, Attributed to the Bastis Master, Cycladic, Marble (68.148)
Standing Figure (Aloalo) with Superstructure, 20th century, Madagascar; Malagasy (Mahafaly) peoples, Wood (1998.317.1)
Stylized Figure Pendant, 5th–7th century, Panama; International Style, Gold (66.196.35)
Tabard, 15th–16th century, Peru; Ica (?), Cotton, feathers (59.135.8)
Twin Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Brass (1978.412.496)
Twin Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Brass (1978.412.497)
Zoomorphic Figure, date unknown, Mendi region, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Stone, pigment (1984.123.1)