Recent Acquisitions

May 15, 1999 – February 9, 2000

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

On view are 11 new acquisitions, including a D'mba mask representing the ideal woman who has nurtured many children, a Mende "sowei" mask from Sierra Leone, and a rare Yanzi figure sculpture from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.