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MI-50077-07
Splendors of Ancient Ife: Dynasty and Divinity in Yoruba Art
Enid Schildkrout, Museum for African Art

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Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria (Catalog)
Title: Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria
Author: Enid Schildkrout
Author: Henry John Drewal
Abstract: Presents a major part of the extraordinary corpus of ancient Ife art in terra-cotta, stone, and metal, dating from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries. This title explores the purposes for which this art may have been made and its relationship to Yoruba ideas about leadership, divinity, gender, and aesthetics.
Year: 2009
Primary URL: http://www.africanart.org/traveling/13/dynasty_and_divinity_ife_art_in_ancient_nigeria
Catalog Type: Exhibition Catalog
Publisher: University of Washington Press


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