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South Africa, Zulu

Snuff container

Gourd, copper, brass, and cork

2 3/4 x 3 in. (7 x 7.6 cm)

Gift of William W. Brill

87.059.050

Rwanda, Tutsi

Three baskets

Woven fiber and pigments

12 3/4 x 5 1/8 in. (32.4 x 13 cm)

6 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (17.1 x 9.5 cm)

5 1/4 x 2 in. (13.3 x 5.1 cm)

Acquired through the Ernest I. White, Class of 1893, Endowment Fund and gift of various donors, by exchange

2007.075.001-.003

Kenya, Turkana

Shield

Animal hide and wood

29 x 9 in. (73.7 x 22.9 cm)

Gift of Amyas Naegele and Eve Glasberg

2004.078.003

Algeria, Tuareg

Bowl

Wood

8 x 16 in. (20.3 x 40.6 cm)

Gift of Amyas Naegele

99.092.040

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tabwa

Wood drum

Wood, animal skin, and rope fiber

12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (31.8 x 24.1 cm)

Gift of William W. Brill

89.015.043

Egypt, Middle Ptolemaic (ca. 200–100 BC)

Relief depicting two figures

Limestone

12 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (32 x 60 cm)

Gift of the Cornell Women’s Club of New York and Membership Purchase Fund

64.0002

Sierra Leone, Mende tribe

Helmet mask

Wood

14 1/2 x 8 x 9 1/2 in. (36.8 x 20.3 x 24.1 cm)

Gift of Dr. Leonard Roberts, Class of 1938

93.042.001

Kenya, Maasai

Necklace

Multicolored glass beads on wire with leather clasps

Dia. 9 in. (22.9 cm)

Gift of Sarita Hopkins Weeks in memory of her mother, Sara Sessions Hopkins

81.040.008

Mali, Bamana (Bambara), 20th century

Komo-society headdress

Feathers, quills, horns, and encrustation

H. 23 in. (58 cm)

Gift of William W. Brill

89.015.015

Nigeria, Ibo people

Female spirit mask

Wood, woven textiles, and pigment

22 1/2 x 8 x 14 1/2 in. (57.2 x 20.3 x 36.8 cm)

Gift of Dorothy Brill Robbins, Class of 1933

90.057.011

Uganda, Hima

Milk jug

Wood, metal, and plant fiber

10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)

Gift of Amyas Naegele

2003.069.020

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye people

Female Kifwebe mask

Carved wood, white pigment, and twine

Approx. 16 x 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.

Gift of Thomas Carroll, PhD 1951

2012.045.001

 

Ethiopia, Aksum

Processional cross

14th or 15th century

Bronze

10 5/8 x 6 1/4 in. (27 x 15.9 cm)

Gift of Denyse and Marc Ginzberg

2005.001.001

Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century

Baboon (Gbekre)

Wood, mixed media, and sacrificial material

H. 28 in. (71 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leroy S. Lavine

81.086.005

Mali, Bamana people

Antelope figure headdress (Chi-wara)

Carved wood

35 x 12 1/8 in. (88.9 x 30.8 cm)

Bequest of Hilda Brand Jaffe

81.012.008