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African Art Lecture
Phone (404) 727-4282
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Age Suitability None Specified
Category Talks & Lectures

African Art Lecture

Sunday, Mar 2 2:00p to 3:00p

location:Reception Hall, Level Three
Aside from many cultural and historical ties, various Central African peoples have produced types of carvings that are generally labeled "power figures," a neologism that replaces the once commonly used but basically erroneous "fetishes." The term is typically used with reference to a figurative container for substances of plant, animal, human, and mineral origin believed to provide protection, healing, and, sometimes, harm.

Though such carvings are primarily
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Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
571 S. Kilgo Circle NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-4282
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