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Standing figure on a square base. The head is large with a high, rounded forehead and wide cheeks. The almond-shaped eyes sit below slightly curved eyebrows. The mouth is closed. The neck sits atop a columnar body without arms. The legs are short and in an open stance. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Standing Figure
1945 – 1955
Gift of Lydia Johnstone.
A square appliqué cloth with two narrative registers separated by two rows of squares, each bisected with solid and factory printed plaid cloth; the top and bottom border are a similar checked motif. Red, black and white predominate. The top narrative panel has a stylized leopard and six human figures in festive dress, playing musical instruments. Lower panel shows four figures in festive dress, and an ox feeding from a bucket. All the images and figures are appliquéd.
Okon Akpan Abuje
Funerary Shrine Cloth
1955 – 1965
Gift of Lewis and Margaret Zerby
Seated male figure on a stool, holding a gun or rifle in one hand. 
Seated Figure
1945 – 1955
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Pinsof
A man dressed as a woman stands under a blue and white fringed drape that reads <em>Kamei no mizu</em>. The man is wearing a orange, blue, and black multi-layered robe with floral bursts on the outer layer. He carries a sword in his belt and holds an open fan in his right hand. His hair is tied back with a white ribbon. He is standing in front of a fence or lattice.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Ichikawa Benzō, Shintokumaru; Mikawachō [?] chō me, Enami (Publisher's seal); Torii Kiyotsune (Signature)
Torii Kiyotsune
Ichikawa Benzō I as Shintokumaru
1757 – 1769
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Bembe (Bembe (Kongo))
Ancestral Shrine Figure (Female)
1935 – 1945
Gift of Avery Z. Eliscu
A snow scene of people walking up the stairs leading to the snow-covered shrine and temple complex.
Andô Hiroshige (Japanese (culture or style))
Edo Meisho: Yushima Shrine in the Snow (Yushima tenmangu, Yukihare no zu)
1848 – 1858
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Clay female figure seated on a stool, holding a nursing baby. 
Maternity Figure
1945 – 1955
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Pinsof
This photograph shows a view of an ornate Catholic reliquary. The reliquary houses a mummified head.
Alen MacWeeney (New Ireland)
The Head of Blessed Oliver Plunkett, Ireland
1965 – 1966
Gift of Carl W. Melcher
This photograph depicts a head-on view of an ancient Roman shrine.
Giorgio Sommer (Italian (culture or style))
Pompei, Mausoleo nella casa Epi di Sabina
1866 – 1891
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology