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Africian Statue from the Ashanti Tribe of Ghana, Togo, and the Ivory Coast

This wooden figure of an Ashanti mother carrying her child lets us glimpse the extreme reverence with which mothers are held in Ashanti society. It is 45 inches tall and 12 inches wide.

Africa | Comb from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast | Wood | Last quarter 20th century

Africa | Comb from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast | Wood | Last quarter 20th century

Sixteenth-century Persian War masks, the Kremlin Armory, Moscow, Russia.

Sixteenth-century Persian war masks, the Kremlin Armory, Moscow, Russia.

Raven Rattle, 19th century  Skidegate, British Columbia; Haida  Cedar, pebbles, polychrome

Raven rattle Date: century Geography: Skidegate, British Columbia, Canada Culture: Native American (Tsimshian) Medium: Cedar, pebbles, polychrome

South Arabian Alabaster Abstract Head  PERIOD  3rd century BC  CULTURE  South Arabian  CATEGORY  Arabian

South Arabian Alabaster Abstract Head PERIOD 3rd century BC CULTURE South Arabian CATEGORY Arabian

Nigeria’s World Sango Festival 2014. Look here for more information about this festival for the Lord of Fire, drumming and passion.

Nigeria's World Sango Festival 2014

Bowl with lid, Artist: Attributed to Areogun of Osi-Ilorin Yoruba…

stela; Ancient South Arabian; 3rdC BC-2ndC BC; Yemen; Aden Protectorate. Conventionalized face from a stone funerary stela; back of head and neck unmodelled; eyes, ears and brows marked by rocked tool in low relief; eyebrows recessed for inlays.

Stele of a face Made in Yemen - Century BC Ancient South Arabian (Source: The British Museum)