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Vessel from Africa and Egypt

Vessel, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (51)

Ampulla (Flask) of Saint Menas, late 500s–mid-700s, Byzantine; Probably made at Abu Menas, near Alexandria, Egypt, Terracotta (27.94.19)
Basin of Sultan Qaytbay, Mamluk period (1250–1517), ca. 1468–96, Egypt or Syria, brass, inlaid with silver (91.1.565)
Bowl decorated with marsh scenes, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.20)
Bowl Fragments with Menorah, Shofar, and Torah Ark, 4th century, Roman or Byzantine, Glass, gold leaf (18.145.1 ab)
Bowl, ca. 1000; Fatimid, Egypt, Earthenware, glazed and luster-painted (63.178.1)
Bowl, Geometric Pattern, 19th–20th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Mali, western Sudan, Wood (1977.394.31)
Bowl, late 10th–early 11th century, Probably Egypt, Bluish colorless glass, free-blown and stained; tooled on the pontil; yellow and brown copper and silver stains (1974.74)
Bowl, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 200–150 B.C. (?), Egyptian, Faience (1988.18)
Box from the tomb of Sennedjem, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.8)
Box with lid, 15th century, Probably Egypt, Brass engraved and inlaid with silver and a black compound (23.67.5a)
Canopic Jar Lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, late reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1340–1336 B.C., Egyptian; From KV55, Valley of the Kings, western Thebes, Egyptian alabaster with glass and stone inlays (30.8.54)
Ceramic Vessel, 1997, Magdalene Odundo, Kenya/Britain, Red clay (1998.328)
Classic Kerma Beaker, Egyptian Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 13, ca. 1802–1640 B.C., Classical Kerma; From Abydos, Egypt, Garstang excavations, Black-topped red polished ceramic (20.2.45)
Conical boss from a bowl with granulated decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (30.8.371)
Container (Aduno Koro) with Figures, 16th–19th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood (1979.206.255)
Container (Kuduo), 18th–19th century Ghana; Akan, Asante Brass, pigment (1981.431.14)
Container (Kuduo), 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Brass (1978.412.384a,b)
Cosmetic container in the form of a Bes image holding the cap of a kohl tube, Late Period, Dynasty 27, ca. 525–404 B.C., Egyptian, Faience (1989.281.94)
Cosmetic Jar in the Form of a Cat, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 1991–1783 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (calcite) with inlaid eyes of rock crystal and copper (1990.59.1)
Cup: Head with Headdress, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kuba peoples, Wood (1978.412.541)
Dish in the Form of a Temple, 3rd–5th century, Roman or Byzantine; Found in Carthage (now in Tunisia, North Africa), Rock crystal (55.135.5)
Double-Tiered Vessel (Mukeke), first half of 20th century, Zambia; Lozi peoples, Wood (1978.412.344a–d)
Drinking Cup, ca. 1900–1550 B.C., C-Group; From Faras, Lower Nubia, grave 110, Griffith excavations, Polished black ware with decoration filled with white pigment (13.125.28A)
Engraved beaker with charioteer, 4th century A.D., Roman, eastern Mediterranean; Said to be from Egypt, Glass (59.11.14)
Footed Bowl, 13th century; Tellem, Mali; Tellem peoples, Pottery (1977.394.59a)
Footed Bowl, Predynastic Period, probably late Naqada I–early Naqada II, ca. 3750–3550 B.C., Egyptian, Ceramic (10.176.113)
Fragment of a Bowl, 3rd–5th century, Roman or Byzantine; found in Carthage (now in Tunisia, North Africa), Rock crystal (55.135.7)
Funerary Vessel, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Terracotta (1980.68)
Jug with a lion handle, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.187)
Lidded Basket (Igiseke), 20th century, Rwanda; Tutsi peoples, Dryed grass (1978.412.326a,b)
Lidded Basket (Igiseke), 20th century, Rwanda; Tutsi peoples, Dryed grass (1978.412.327a,b)
Lidded Basket, ca. 1990s, Beauty Nxgongo, South Africa; Zulu, Ilala palm fiber (2000.441a,b)
Lidded Bowl, 17th–18th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.126a, b)
Lidded Container, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kuba peoples, Wood, camwood powder, palm oil patina (1978.412.299a,b)
Lidded Container: Equestrian Figure, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal staples (1979.206.173a-c)
Lidded Gourd Container, 16th–19th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.66)
Lidded Saltcellar, 15th–16th century, Sierra Leone; Sapi-Portuguese, Ivory (1991.435a,b)
Long-necked jar, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.16)
Lotiform Cup, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian faience (26.7.971)
Saltcellar: Portuguese Figures, 15th–16th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Ivory (1972.63a,b)
Shawabti box and shawabtis, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood; limestone and ink (86.1.14,.18,.21, 67.80, 86.1.28)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.18)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (07.228.22)
Spherical Jar, Meroitic Period, ca. 100 B.C.–300 A.D., Meroitic, Painted pottery (08.202.47)
Storage Jar, ca. 2000–1600 B.C., C-Group; From Faras, Upper Nubia, grave 3, Griffith excavations, Red and black ware with incised linear decoration (13.125.29)
Strainer, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (30.8.369)
Tray made for the Rasulid sultan al-Mu'ayyad Dawud ibn Yusuf, Rasulid period, early 14th century, Egypt, Cairo, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.605)
Two Vases in the Shape of a Mother Monkey with Her Young, a) Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Merenre I, ca. 2255–2246 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (30.8.134) (b) Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I, ca. 2289–2255 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (1992.338)
Vase, Coptic period (3rd–12th century), 8th century, Egypt, Ceramic, painted, unglazed (23.2.74)
Vessel, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, ca. 3450–3300 B.C., Egyptian, Painted pottery (20.2.10)
Water bottle from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Pottery, hematite wash, burnished, pigment (09.184.83)