Crowned Head of a King 12 th 15

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Crowned Head of a King. 12 th– 15 th century CE. Height 9 7/16”.

Crowned Head of a King. 12 th– 15 th century CE. Height 9 7/16”.

Ancient Africa.

Ancient Africa.

Dancers in Ceremonial Attire. c. 5000– 2000 BCE.

Dancers in Ceremonial Attire. c. 5000– 2000 BCE.

Head. c. 500 BCE– 200 CE. Height 14 3/16”.

Head. c. 500 BCE– 200 CE. Height 14 3/16”.

Section of San Rock-Wall Painting.

Section of San Rock-Wall Painting.

Burial Chamber.

Burial Chamber.

Ritual Vessel. 13 th– 14 th century CE. Height 9 13/16”.

Ritual Vessel. 13 th– 14 th century CE. Height 9 13/16”.

Memorial Head of an Oba. Early period, c. 16 th century CE. Height 9”.

Memorial Head of an Oba. Early period, c. 16 th century CE. Height 9”.

Roped Pot on a Stand. 9 th– 10 th century CE. Height 12 11/16”

Roped Pot on a Stand. 9 th– 10 th century CE. Height 12 11/16”

Altar. c. 1959.

Altar. c. 1959.

Hip Mask Representing an Iyoba (“Queen Mother”). Middle period, c. 1550 CE. Height 9

Hip Mask Representing an Iyoba (“Queen Mother”). Middle period, c. 1550 CE. Height 9 3/8”.

Lost-Wax Casting.

Lost-Wax Casting.

Plaque: Warrior Chief Flanked by Warriors and Attendants. Middle period, c. 1550– 1650 CE.

Plaque: Warrior Chief Flanked by Warriors and Attendants. Middle period, c. 1550– 1650 CE. Height 14 ¾” × 15 1/2”.

Senior Town Chief Supported by Two Attendants, One of Them Carries His Eben Sword.

Senior Town Chief Supported by Two Attendants, One of Them Carries His Eben Sword.

Oba Erediauwa Wearing Coral-Beaded Regalia and Seated on a Dais.

Oba Erediauwa Wearing Coral-Beaded Regalia and Seated on a Dais.

Horseman. 13 th– 15 th century CE. Height 27 3/4”.

Horseman. 13 th– 15 th century CE. Height 27 3/4”.

Great Friday Mosque. Rebuilding of 1907, in the style of 13 th-century original. Column

Great Friday Mosque. Rebuilding of 1907, in the style of 13 th-century original. Column height 33'.

Drawing of Great Zimbabwe.

Drawing of Great Zimbabwe.

Conical Tower. c. 1200– 1400 CE. Height of tower 30’.

Conical Tower. c. 1200– 1400 CE. Height of tower 30’.

Bet Giorgis (The Church of St. George), Lalibela, Ethiopia.

Bet Giorgis (The Church of St. George), Lalibela, Ethiopia.

Zoomorphic Head. c. 750 CE. 19 7/8 × 6 1/8”.

Zoomorphic Head. c. 750 CE. 19 7/8 × 6 1/8”.

Decorated Textile. Early 17 th century CE. 9 1/2 × 18 1/2”.

Decorated Textile. Early 17 th century CE. 9 1/2 × 18 1/2”.

Crucifix. Early 17 th century CE. Height 10 1/2”.

Crucifix. Early 17 th century CE. Height 10 1/2”.

Sapi-Portuguese Style Hunting Horn. Late 15 th century CE. Length 25”.

Sapi-Portuguese Style Hunting Horn. Late 15 th century CE. Length 25”.