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An ivory tusk carving with images of people on it. Some of the people have their hands in a praying position.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Tusk Carving with Stand
20th century
Gift of Denise Miner Stanford
2010/2.1

Nupe (Nupe)
Post
1935 – 1945
Gift of Avery Z. Eliscu
1981/2.143
A vertically positioned drum with two handles. The stem between the handles resembles a coil or spiral shape consisting of layered rings. The bottom half of the drum, below the handles, consists of a linear design of concentric lines. The top portion of the drum, above the handles, consists of geometric patterns. Leather skin is stitched to the top of the drum.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Drum
1875 – 1885
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1984/2.35

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Twol
19th century
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1984/2.28
A knife with a leaf shaped blade. Running vertically down the center of the blade is a gridded square pattern. The handle is also engraved with lines that wrap around the entire handle. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Knife
1895 – 1905
Gift of Asher and Vera Margolis
1986/1.207
Barrel form cup with handle. Geometric pattern consisting of multiple intersecting lines. There is a crack from the top running vertically down the cup. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Cup
1890 – 1960
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.647
Vertically positioned cup with a slight bulge in the middle. Trapezoid shaped handle with intersecting linear design on it. The top and base of the cup are carved with multiple horizontal lines and in between are interlocking chevrons.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Cup
1890 – 1960
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.654

Baulé (Baule (culture))
Gong Striker
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.35
Vertically positioned drum with cylindrical form. There is a face carved into the drum and underneath the face is a carved hand. Right above the hand is a rectilinear design, resembling interlocking boxes, wrapping around the circumference of the drum. Directly behind the hand is another geometric pattern resembling interlocking diamonds wrapping around the circumference of the drum.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Drum
20th century
Gift of Al and Margaret Coudron
1983/2.171
A carved sculpture made out of concrete. This one is colored brown and has the word "Thanks" inscribed into it.
Allan McCollum (American (North American))
Visible Markers
1997
Gift of J. Richard Pinnell and Robert J. Scanlan
2011/1.81.1
This carved bone sculpture depicts the Virgin Mary raising her right hand in a gesture of grief while her head is bent in mourning. A similar female figure, holding her hands clasped before her, appears in profile behind the Virgin, and another female figure stands to the left. Behind the mourning women the pointed helmets worn by two soldiers may be discerned.
Embriachi Workshop, Venice, Italy
The Mourning Virgin and holy women (fragment of a Crucifixion from a portable altarpiece)
1395 – 1405
Presented in memory of Rosalie Eisenberg
1976/2.102
Barrel formed vessel with horizontal lines at the base and top. In the middle of the vessel are multiple intersecting geometric lines. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Cup
1890 – 1960
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.648
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