- Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
- Refers to works executed by cutting a figure or design out of a solid material such as stone or wood. It typically refers to works that are relatively small in size, are part of a larger work, or are not considered art. For large and medium-sized three-dimensional works of art, use the broader term "sculpture" or another appropriate term.
- Styles and cultures from the region comprising the westernmost area of the African continent, defined by the United Nations as including the modern nations of Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
- Refers to female human beings from young adulthood through old age.
- The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.
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The following Bibliography exist for this object:
"African Heritage Document and Research Center."
(Accessed June 11, 2020):
Record No.: 0177731.
Related Bibliography List
The following Related Bibliography exist for this object:
"Cosmos, Cosmetics, and the Spirit of Bondo."
18, no. 3
Eckart Von Sydow,
"The Image of Janus in African Sculpture."
5, no. 1
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