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Location: 108C Akan & Yoruba (20)
Location: 108C Akan & Yoruba (20)
Ifá diviner's necklace (òdìgbà Ifá)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1995.23CCCC0
Memorial head (nsodie)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1990.22CCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1944.290CCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1935.310CCCC0
Female Figure (akua'ba)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Fante-style maker
1975.158CCCC0
Dance staff for Èṣù (Ògò Èlẹ́gba)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2018.34CCCC0
Pendant: Face
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Baule-style goldsmith
1954.602CCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.308CCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.312CCCC0
Pendant: Crocodile
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.265CCCC0
Jewelry
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.311CCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.309CCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1952.84CCCC0
Pendant: Face in Crescent
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.118CCCC0
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Bondoukou region, unknown maker
1972.343CCCC0
Pendant: Face
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1942.172©
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.403CCCC0
Altar figure (onílé)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2007.160CCCC0
Pendant
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.85CCCC0
Pendant: Face in Diamond
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1942.171CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Ifá diviner's necklace (òdìgbà Ifá)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1995.23Cloth, glass beads, cardboard, cotton, probably wool, and woodOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Bag: 21.5 x 19.6 cm (8 7/16 x 7 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Memorial head (nsodie)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1990.22TerracottaOverall: 19.1 x 13.6 x 15.5 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1944.290GoldOverall: 7 x 7.6 x 1.6 cm (2 3/4 x 3 x 5/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1935.310GoldDiameter: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Female Figure (akua'ba)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Fante-style maker
1975.158Wood, hair, resin, and boneOverall: 42.9 x 4.6 x 5.1 cm (16 7/8 x 1 13/16 x 2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Dance staff for Èṣù (Ògò Èlẹ́gba)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2018.34Wood, leather, cowrie shells, seeds, and natural fiber62 cm (24 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pendant: Face
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Baule-style goldsmith
1954.602GoldOverall: 7.6 x 5 cm (3 x 1 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.308GoldOverall: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.312GoldOverall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Pendant: Crocodile
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.265GoldOverall: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jewelry
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.311GoldOverall: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.309GoldOverall: 6.4 x 2.1 cm (2 1/2 x 13/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1952.84GoldDiameter: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pendant: Face in Crescent
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.118GoldOverall: 7 x 7.4 cm (2 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Bondoukou region, unknown maker
1972.343Wood, paint, glass beads, and natural fiberOverall: 54.1 x 7.8 x 7.5 cm (21 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Pendant: Face
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1942.172GoldOverall: 5.8 x 3.9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial Fund©
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.403Copper alloy and ironOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)Gift of Drs. James, Gladys, Jay, Jeffrey, and Jamie StrainCCCC0
Altar figure (onílé)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2007.160Copper alloyWith base: 34.3 x 10.8 x 25.4 cm (13 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 10 in.); without base: 31.3 x 10.8 x 25.4 cm (12 5/16 x 4 1/4 x 10 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
Pendant
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.85GoldOverall: 3.6 x 7.7 cm (1 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pendant: Face in Diamond
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1942.171GoldOverall: 9.2 x 8.9 cm (3 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0