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Which of the following is a unique hybrid of African and European culture?
Nok sites date from:
Nok figures are usually made of ____.
What does the leopard symbolize in Benin iconography?
Veneration of ____ is quite common among African cultures.
Explain the iconography of the carved Dogon couple.
What is the symbolism of the heads on a Benin royal ancestral altar?
Describe the style and function of a linguist's staff.
What is the purpose of most African masquerades?
Describe how the figure is represented and why this is significant.
How do photographs like this allow for a fuller appreciation of African art?
How does the style of this statue differ from those found at Ile-Ife?
Attribute the images on the screen to a culture and give an approximate date. Give the reasons for your attributions, using complete sentences and referring to specific works discussed in class.
Attributing artworks to specific African artists is sometimes difficult because ____.
The equestrian figure on a fly-whisk handle was created by the lost-wax bronze casting technique used much earlier in ____.
Most terracotta Ile-Ife heads exhibit ____.
One of the king's praise names in the Benin culture is ____.
Images of couples is the most common theme for the art of which of the following societies?
Kongo Nkisi n'Kondi are believed to ____.
In which of the following societies can women control and dance certain masks?
The twentieth-century Benin king's head stands for ____.
The linguist's staff of the Asante people reflects the rich ____.
The ____ people claim they are descendents of Chibinda Ilunga, the legendary hunter-king
The regalia of the Kuba king embodies his ____.
Why does the Kota reliquary have a shiny surface?
The Benin ikegobo uses ____ to emphasize the king's dominance.
What distinguishes the Great Mosque in Djenne from other mosques?
Why are the Ile-Ife sculptures considered to be examples of idealized naturalism?
Why do scholars believe that the Great Zimbabwe had extensive trade networks?
Which examples of African art reveal interaction with Europeans?
What are Kota reliquary containers and how are they protected?