Art of Africa

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Art of Africa
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    • Dancers in Ceremonial Attire
    • Tassili n' Agger
    • Algeria
    • Rock painting shows life of natives
    • Head
    • Nok Culture
    • Nigeria
    • Terra Cotta
    • Roped pot on a stand
    • Igbo-Ukwu
    • Nigeria
    • Leaded bronze
    • Skeueomorphism 
    • Lost wax technique
    • Ritual Vessel from Ife
    • Yoruba
    • Nigeria
    • Terra Cotta
    • Libations poured into spout
    • Crowned Head of a King
    • Yoruba
    • Nigeria
    • Zinc Brass
    • Lost Wax
    • Scarification
    • Memorial head of an ova
    • Benin
    • Nigeria
    • Brass
    • Coral necklace=power
    • became more ornate
    • Altar Dedicated to an Oba
    • Ceremonial, honors past Obas
    • Nigeria
    • Benin
    • Belt Mask of a Queen Mother
    • Benin
    • Nigeria
    • Ivory and Iron
    • Worn at ceremonies of renewal and purification
    • Plaque: Warrior chief flanked by warriors and attendants
    • Benin
    • Nigeria
    • Brass
    • Leopard teeth=Oba
    • Opon Ifa Divination Board
    • Yoruba
    • Nigeria
    • used by Babalawo
    • Iroke Ifa (tapper to call on gods)
    • Used by babalawo
    • Yoruba
    • Nigeria
    • Agere Ifa (vessel) to store palm nuts
    • Used in Ife by Babalawo
    • Yoruba 
    • Nigeria
    • Olowe of Ise
    • Veranda Posts
    • Olowe of Ise
    • Palace of King of Ikere
    • Wood and pigment
    • Yoruba
    • Nigeria
    • Ere Ibeji
    • Twin sculptures
    • Mothers took and begged in public, donors were blessed
    • Wood
    • Yoruba
    • Nigeria
    • Great Friday Mosque
    • Great Mosque of Djenne 
    • Sun-dried adobe mud brick
    • Rebuilt annually
    • Mali
    • Great Zimbabwe
    • Stone
    • Enclosure for granary or storage
    • Shona
    • Crucifix 
    • Kongo
    • Bronze
    • Indigenous religious symbol, converted to Christianity
    • Dem. Rep. of Congo
    • Nkisi Nkonde
    • Wood, nails, pins
    • Nkisi=medicine
    • Nganga controls it
    • Kongo
    • Dem Rep of Congo
    • Blolo Bla
    • Spirit spouse
    • If you take care of it you will be healed
    • Wood, beads, gold, plant fiber
    • Scarification
    • Cote d'Ivoire
    • Baule
    • Temne Nowo Masquerade
    • Sande mask
    • Wood
    • Sierra Leone

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