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"The Art of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 39, no. 2 (Fall, 1981)

"The Art of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas"

Newton, Douglas
55 pages
8.5 x 11 in
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Douglas Newton

Male Power Figure (Nkisi), Kongo artist and nganga, Wood, pigment, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine, Kongo
Kongo artist and nganga
late19th–mid-20th century
Mantle Fragment, Cotton, camelid hair, Wari
9th–10th century
Shield (Grere'o), Fiber, parinarium-nut paste, chambered-nautilus shell, pigment, Solomon Islands people
Solomon Islands people
Early to mid-19th century
Saltcellar with Portuguese Figures, Master of the Heraldic Ship  Nigerian, Ivory, Edo (Bini-Portuguese)
Master of the Heraldic Ship
ca. 1525–1600
Storage jar, Paracas artist(s), Ceramic, post-fire paint, Paracas
Paracas artist(s)
350–200 BCE
Storage jar, Paracas artist(s), Ceramic, post-fire paint, Paracas
Paracas artist(s)
350–200 BCE
Figure: Male Warrior, Brass, clay, teeth, glass beads (?), Lower Niger Bronze Industry
Lower Niger Bronze Industry
Figure for Yam Ceremony (Mindja), Wood, paint, Kwoma people
Kwoma people
19th–early 20th century
Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara), Turtle shell, wood, cassowary feathers, fiber, resin, shell, paint, Torres Strait Islander
Torres Strait Islander
mid to late 19th century
Queen Mother Pendant Mask: Iyoba, Edo artist, Ivory, iron, copper (?), Edo
Edo artist
16th century
Mask (Le Op), Turtle shell, hair, fiber, pigment, Torres Strait Island people
Torres Strait Island people
mid- to late 19th century
Head of an Oba, Edo artist, Brass, Edo artist
Edo artist
16th century
Rain God Mask, Serpentine, Mixtec
13th–14th century
Headdress: Janus, Wood, hide, pigment, cane, horn, nails, Ejagham or Bale peoples
Ejagham or Bale peoples
19th–20th century
Head Vessel, Ceramic, pigment, Moche
2nd–6th century
Headdress: Janus, Wood, pigment, accumulated surface material, Yoruba peoples, Ijebu group
Yoruba peoples, Ijebu group
19th century
Funerary mask, Lambayeque (Sicán) artist(s), Gold, silver-copper alloy, cinnabar paint, Lambayeque (Sicán)
Lambayeque (Sicán) artist(s)
900–1100 CE
Mask, Wood, pigment, Kongo peoples
Kongo peoples
19th–20th century
Mask (Kifwebe), Wood, pigment, Songye peoples
Songye peoples
19th–mid-20th century
Standard Bearer, Sandstone, laminated, Aztec
15th–early 16th century
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