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Seated male figure with an elongated face that tilts backwards. A columnar projection, possibly a beard, extends from the bottom of the chin to the figure's knees. Both of the figure's hands grip the beard-like projection. 
Sierra Leonean (Sierra Leonean)
Male Figure
1400 – 1699
Gift of Leah and John Atwater
2016/1.240
Standing figure with its hands clasped at a u-shaped protrusion on its chest. The facial features include an angular nose, slit mouth, and eyes made of glass beads.
Fipa
Standing Male Figure
1950 – 1999
Gift of Mary Paul and Bruce Stubbs in honor of Evan Maurer
2016/1.206
Print of the interior of a house featuring a brown chair and footstool as well as three black and white framed images on the walls. 
Sam Nhlengethwa (South African)
Tribute to David Goldblatt
2014
Museum purchase made possible by the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2016
2016/2.6
Print of a house interior. On the viewer's right is a picture hanging on a wall with a bowl in the foreground.  On the viewer's left is another room with a framed picture on the wall and a couch below the framed work.  
Sam Nhlengethwa (South African)
Tribute to Romare Bearden
2014
Museum purchase made possible by the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2016
2016/2.8

Kim Berman (South African)
Crossroads Women Resisting Removal, South Africa
1988
Gift of Lynette M.F. Bosch and Charles Burroughs
2019/2.5
Gold-weight in the shape of a rod thicker at one end, with a small rectangle attached to the thicker end. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.462
An apron made from red, blue, white, and yellow beads in a zig-zag pattern. There are two strings attached at the top of the apron, to tie around the waist. The bottom of the apron is decorated with a fringe of cowrie shells. 
Kirdi
Beaded Apron
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.20
A brass container with a round body and a short neck. The stopper is connected to the bottle by a string, to which a small metal scoop is attached. The body of the container is decorated with a grid-like pattern and an undulating line around the top and bottom edge. The top edge of the neck has a rope or braid-like pattern. 
Container
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.33
A container with a round body and a short neck with wide lip. At the bottom of the container is an inverted conical base. The body is decorated with incised grooves all the way around. There is also a loop at the neck of the container through which string has been threaded. 
Container
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.34
A cast brass container with a round body and a short neck. The stopper is connected to the bottle by a string with brass, yellow, and blue beads. The body of the container is decorated with a grid-like pattern and an undulating line around the top and bottom edge. The top edge of the neck has a rope or braid-like pattern. 
Container
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.36
A pipe with a wooden stem attached to a cast brass pipe bowl. The bowl is plain except for a pattern of grooves near the small conical base. 
Pipe
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.29
A cast brass pipe with a small bowl. There is no decoration on the pipe. 
Pipe
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.31
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