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Standing figure with one hand at its hip and the other at 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
2016/1.207
Standing male figure on a round base with both arms placed at the sides. There is a triangular carving, possibly an amulet, around the neck and back. The figure has a conical coiffure with vertical grooves. The coiffure terminates in two smaller conical projections. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Male Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.252.1
Bird mask with an elongated beak that is decorated with a carved geometric design. The mask has a protruding nose, forehead, and eyes. The top of the mask has a carved geometric design and a bent nail embedded into the top. 
Bird Mask
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.259
Wire woven to create the image of a skull using negative space.
Walter Oltmann
Infant Skull II
2015
Museum purchase made possible by the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2016
2016/2.7

Nguni (Nguni)
Staff
20th century
Gift of Dede and Oscar Feldman
2019/1.270
Gold-weight in the shape of a curved rod with an incised knob at the narrow end and three notched arches at the wider end.
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.130
Gold-weight in the shape of an undulating line with incised knobs at both ends and across the middle. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.133

Dan
Ceremonial Ladle
1950 – 1965
Gift of Hellen Bennett from the collection of Glen and Eugenia Ozinga
2019/2.89
Gold-weight in the shape of a square base with two raised, crossed lines each with a set of two smaller parallel lines branching outward. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.402
Gold-weight in the shape of an undulating line with incised knobs at both ends and an incised rectangle across the middle. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.459
An apron made from multi-colored beads in a geometric pattern with zig-zag and diamond shapes. There are two strings attached at the top of the apron, to tie around the waist. At the bottom of the apron is a fringe of cowrie shells. 
Beaded Apron
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.21
An apron made from multi-colored beadwork, primarily red, blue, and yellow beads in a zig-zag pattern. The bottom of the apron has a fringe of cowrie shells. 
Beaded Apron
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.22
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