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Furniture in Wood from Africa and Egypt

Wood, Furniture, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (13)

Chair panel of Thutmose IV, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV, ca. 1400–1390 B.C., Egyptian, Cedar (30.8.45)
Chair, 19th–20th century, Chokwe peoples; Angola, Wood, brass, tacks, leather (1978.412.619)
Chair, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes, Boxwood, cypress, ebony, linen cord (36.3.152)
Gable-topped chest and linens, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes, Whitewashed wood; linen (36.3.56,.54,.111,.140)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Somalia; Somali (?) people, Wood (1979.206.31)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, South Africa or Mozambique; Tsonga people, Wood (1999.47.101)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Zimbabwe; Shona people, Wood (2001.759.2)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Zimbabwe; Shona people, Wood (2001.759.4)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, South Africa or Swaziland; Swazi, Zulu, or Nguni peoples, Wood (2000.160.53a,b)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Uganda; Karimoja peoples, Wood, copper, pigment (1978.412.643)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Zimbabwe; Shona peoples, Wood (1986.484.1)
Stool, 19th century, The Buli Master, Luba peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, metal studs (1979.290)
Stool: Kneeling Female Caryatid, 19th century (?), Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba or Shankadi, Wood, glass beads (1978.412.317)