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Saber (Kilij) with Scabbard

Credit: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935Culture: Hilt, Turkish or North African; blade, IranianAccession Number: 36.25.1292a, bLearn more on The Met’s website…

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Dagger with Sheath

Credit: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891Culture: African, SudanAccession Number: 91.1.893a, bLearn more on The Met’s website…

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theartVIEw – FOREIGN GODS/FREMDE GÖTTER at LEOPOLD MUSEUM

With Foreign Gods. Fascination Africa and Oceania the museum’s comprehensive collection of African and Oceanic art is presented for the first time in the LEOPOLD MUSEUM . Allowing these objects…

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Cities of Medieval Africa

A partial listing from the book “African Cities and Towns before the European Conquest” by Hull. This video is one part of a course in Big History. For a list…

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African Textiles

been made well-known through the work of artist Yinka Shonibare, who deploys them frequently as a commentary on colonialism. But they remain, for many, a symbol of authentic African-ness. These…

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Hairpin

Fan-shaped hair pin with three brass attachments and incised geometric designs from Mid-late 20th century. Along with hair knives, hairpins are used to untangle and plait a Tuareg woman’s elaborate…

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