Power Basket

Unknown people, African-American Diaspora, Yoruba people, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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20th century

Iron, basketry, horn, bone, fur, shell, hide, wood, and string

Overall: 25 13/16 x 20 7/8 x 19 1/2 in. (65.5 x 53 x 49.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William B. and Evelyn F. Jaffe (58, 60, & 63) Fund

995.54.30220

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

20th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

REL 14, AAAS 18, Introduction to African Religions, Robert Baum, Spring 2014

REL 17, AAAS 83.5, African Religions of the Americas, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

HIST 16, AAAS 12, Black America to the Civil War, Rashauna Chenault, Winter 2013

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

REL 53, Religion, Healing and Medicine, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

Anthropology of Religion, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 48, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 2, 2004.

Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 19, 2002-February 16, 2003.

Resonances of Power, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12, 1998-February 28, 1999.

Exhibited with Divine Inspiration: From Benin to Bahia, Photographs by Phyllis Galembo, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 17-April 21, 1996.

Provenance

Gallery DeRoche, San Francisco, California (lot 31); sold to present collection, 1995.

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