Yoruba Olumeye (Kneeling Female Offering Bowl) Nigeria Earthenware pot with four handles,with applied sculptural elements, possibly Igbo people Nigeria ca. 1900-24 African art motives In many parts of Africa there is still a vital interaction that occurs between the people, their pottery and arts, and the spirit world. Originally, all across Africa, their ceremonial art had a purpose - attracting blessings for good harvests, bringing fertility, warding off disease along with natural…
Wunmonije Ooni cabeza con corona Cap.IX Yoruba | Juanjo Andreu
Poco después de eso, a principios de 1939, se encontraron cuatro cabezas más y este torso en el mismo lugar, un compuesto llamado Wunmonije.
Benin Brass Head
A cast brass head, probably of a king (Oba) and used as an altarpiece decoration. The kingdom of Benin (13-19th century CE) in West Africa (modern southern Nigeria). From Benin City, 16th-17th century...
France Agrees To Return Stolen African Artifacts to Benin, But Will Other European Colonizers Follow Suit?
The film "Black Panther" broached the subject of the theft of African cultural artifacts by European museums, In the film, the character Erik “Killmonger”
Head of an Oba | Edo peoples | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: 16th century. Geography: Nigeria, Court of Benin. Culture: Edo peoples. Medium: Brass. Dimensions: H. 9 1/4 x W. 8 5/8 x D. 9 in. (23.5 x 21.9 x 22.9...
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fishstickmonkey: “ Face mask Maker: Ibibio artist Date: Early to mid-20th century Medium: Wood, plant fiber, encrustation Geography: Nigeria Smithsonian National Museum of African Art ”
Mask: Female (Pwo) | Chokwe peoples | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A Portuguese collector; Patrick Diericks, Brussels, Belgium, until 1982; (Christie's London, 1982, no. 113); Baudouin de Grunne, Belgium, from 1982 until probably 1986 or 1987; [Philippe Guimiot, Brussels, Belgium, by 1987–1997]; Andreas Lindner, Munich, Germany, 1997–2003; [Entwistle Gallery, London, until 2003]
African Societies Before The Slave Trade And Colonization | Interesting History Facts
African Societies before Colonization and the Slave Trade in the Black African History video documentary Africa Before The Europeans
Mark Newman, 1962 | Figurative sculptor
Born in 1962, Mark Newman is an American sculptor who has a career of 19 years behind, if we calculate only his professional activities. Newman has a remarkable style expressed through art, through his vivid looking sculptures that appear to be freakishly alive!
Queen Mother Pendant Mask: Iyoba | Edo peoples | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Court of Benin, taken from the Royal Palace in 1897 during the British military occupation of Benin; Sir Ralph Moor, Benin City, Nigeria, and his family, ca. 1897–1909; Prof. Charles Gabriel Seligman, Oxford, U