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Untitled, Gavin Janjtes, South Africa, 1990; National Museum of African Art collection

City in the Moon, Adebisi Fabunmi, Nigeria, 1960′s; National Museum of African Art collection

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Kifwebe moon mask, Songye, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early-mid 20th century; National Museum of African Art collection

Thunder Diety Staff, Yoruba, Nigeria; National Museum of African Art collection

 

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Helmet Mask, Tetela or Songye, Democratic Republic of Congo, early 20th century; National Museum of African Art collection

Post, Tsogo or Sango, Gabon, early-mid 20th century; National Museum of African Art collection

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Lidded bowl, Areogun of Osi Illorin, Ekiti, Nigeria, late 19th-mid 20th century; National Museum of African Art collection

Bowl, Luba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th- early 20th century; National Museum of African Art collection

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Top, Nommo Stool, Dogon, Mali, late 19th- early 20th century; National Museum of African Art collection

Bottom, female figures, ere ibeji with beaded cover, Yoruba, Nigeria, early-mid 20th century; National Museum of African Art collection

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Top, Eshu staff, Yoruba, Nigeria, mid 20th century National Museum of African Art collection

Bottom, female figure, Yoruba, Nigeria        National Museum of African Art collection

 

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Top, Untitled, Garth Erasmus, South Africa, 1956; National Museum of African Art collection

Bottom, Beaded Tunic, Yoruba, Nigeria, early 20th century; National Museum of African Art collection

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Wrapper with adinkra patterns, Asante, Ghana, mid-late 19th century (National Museum of African Art collection)

Kanaga mask, Dogon, Mali, mid 20th century (National Museum of African Art collection)

 

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Bedu moon mask, Nafana, Ivory Coast, mid 20th century (National Museum of African Art collection)

Soul washer's disc, Akan, Ghana, late 19th- early 20th century (National Museum of African Art collection)

                            

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