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Africa

Beginning with the acquisition of ethnographic curiosities around 1796, the collection has grown to nearly 2,000 objects that reflect all regions of the African continent and diaspora, and represent canonical and historical art forms and styles as well as modern and contemporary works in a variety of media. 

Northern Africa

Deities, portraits, amulets, textiles, photographs, drawings, sculptures

Northern Africa
Western Africa

Western Africa

Ritual figures, masks, jewelry, textiles, paintings, sculptures, photographs

Central Africa

Ritual figures, masks, ceremonial objects, weapons, photographs

Central Africa
Eastern Africa

Eastern Africa

Body adornment, ritual figures, ceremonial objects, Coptic images, weapons, paintings, sculptures, ceramics

Southern Africa

Utilitarian objects, sculptures, weapons, photographs, prints

Southern Africa
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