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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
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
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
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

Nupe (Nupe)
Post
1935 – 1945
Gift of Avery Z. Eliscu
1981/2.143
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
Knife with a leaf-shaped blade. The center of the blade has an engraved line running down the length of the blade. The handle has a bulb-like base flattened at the end. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.72

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
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
Knife with leaf-shaped blade and wooden handle. The blade is engraved with several lines running along the length of the blade, while the handle has various geometric patterns and lines carved in it. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.71
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