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Appuie-nuque Dinka, Sudan  H: 16 cm (6,3″), W: 19 cm (7,5″)  Headrests are used as pillows to help someone to have good sleep. They also used as a comfort to help protect ceremonial coiffure. In some occasions headrests are used as stool. As a personal object, the headrest has become part of the individual. Usually, when the person died, he is buried with his headrest. Sometimes the headrest is passed on to his heir, who would treat it with respect because this wooden piece embodies the ...

Appuie-nuque Dinka, Sudan H: 16 cm (6,3″), W: 19 cm (7,5″) Headrests are used as pillows to help someone to have good sleep. They also used as a comfort to help protect ceremonial coiffure. In some occasions headrests are used as stool. As a personal object, the headrest has become part of the individual. Usually, when the person died, he is buried with his headrest. Sometimes the headrest is passed on to his heir, who would treat it with respect because this wooden piece embodies the ...

ArtPropelled | eastafricaart: Toys made by Nuer boys, South...

ArtPropelled | eastafricaart: Toys made by Nuer boys, South...

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British Museum - Highlight imageExplore highlights  Hump-backed pottery        Middle East  Hump-backed pottery bull Amlash culture, early 1st millennium BC From the Marlik region, north-west Iran  This vessel belongs to the Amlash culture of Gilan province in north-west Iran, one of the most distinctive Iranian cultures of the late second and early first millennia BC.

British Museum - Highlight imageExplore highlights Hump-backed pottery Middle East Hump-backed pottery bull Amlash culture, early 1st millennium BC From the Marlik region, north-west Iran This vessel belongs to the Amlash culture of Gilan province in north-west Iran, one of the most distinctive Iranian cultures of the late second and early first millennia BC.

Baga a-Bamp Bird 8, Guinea - Among the less well known Baga art forms are the a-Bamp (or a-Bemp) bird figures. They range from the naturalistic to the abstract and often have small birds or other animals on their backs. Different birds are represented including pelicans, egrets and other fishing birds.

Baga a-Bamp Bird 8, Guinea - Among the less well known Baga art forms are the a-Bamp (or a-Bemp) bird figures. They range from the naturalistic to the abstract and often have small birds or other animals on their backs. Different birds are represented including pelicans, egrets and other fishing birds.

http://edgarlowen.com/indus-valley-art.shtml AN INDUS VALLEY TERRACOTTA BULL, c. 2500-1500 BC. Humped bull free-standing on stump feet. One horn restored. 3.5 inches.  On sale at: $350.

http://edgarlowen.com/indus-valley-art.shtml AN INDUS VALLEY TERRACOTTA BULL, c. 2500-1500 BC. Humped bull free-standing on stump feet. One horn restored. 3.5 inches. On sale at: $350.

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