Mead Art Museum

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Objects of Kingship and Power

Kunian Gallery

AC 1979-135
Asante
Bracelet (benfra)

AC 1979.135
Linguist staff finial (okyeame poma) Asante
Linguist staff finial (okyeame poma)
, 20th century
AC 1987.24
Ashurnasirpal II Offering a Libation Assyrian
King Ashurnasirpal II Offering a Libation
Relief from Room H, Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud, ca. 883-859 B.C.E.
AC S.1855.2
Winged, Human-Headed Apkallu (or Genie)
Assyrian
Winged, Human-Headed Apkallu (or Genie)
Relief from Room H, Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud, ca. 883-859 B.C.E.
AC S.1855.6
Relief of winged, human-headed genie from the Palace of Ashurnasirpal II, 883-859 B.C.E.
Assyrian
Winged, Human-Headed Apkallu (or Genie)
, ca 880 B.C.E.
Relief from Room H, Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud
AC S.1855.4
AC 1942-77 Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Tomb relief
, 2510–2460 B.C.E.
AC 1942.77
Belt (nkody makwoom) Kuba
Belt (nkody makwoom)
, 20th century
AC 2000.384
AC 1979-133

Mangbetu
Ceremonial Knife (trumbash)
AC 1979.133

AC 1995-62 Northern Peru, Moche
Stirrup-spout bottle
in the form of a warrior, 500–700 C.E.
AC 1995.62
AC 1993-22 Northern Peru, Chimu
Double-bodied bottle
, 1100–1500
AC 1993.22
AC 1989-88

Senufo
Face Mask (kpelie)
, late 19th century
AC 1989.88

AC 1979-134

Songye
Ceremonial Axe
AC 1979.134

AC 1942-82 Teotihuacan
Mask
, 200–700 C.E.
AC 1942.82
Knife

Tetela
Knife

AC 1999.193

Coronet (orikogbofo), 20th century
Yoruba
Coronet (orikogbofo)
, 20th century
AC 2005.163
Headdress (gelede), ca. 1920-1930

Yoruba
Headdress (gelede)
, ca. 1920 -1930
AC 2003.99

House for the head (ile ori), early 20th century
Yoruba
House for the head (ile ori)
, early 20th century
AC 2002.294.a,b
Twin figure with cloak (ewu ileke ibeji)

Yoruba
Twin figure with cloak (ewu ileke ibeji)

AC 2002.293.2.a,b

Twin figure with cloak and hat (ewu ileke ibeji)

Yoruba
Twin figure with cloak and hat (ewu ileke ibeji)
AC 2002.293.1 a-c

 

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Thursday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
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