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Lukasa memory board

The ________ is also an example of how art can be used as a teaching tool to pass down knowledge and traditions from one generation to the next.

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Ikenga figures

________ were traditionally created by skilled carvers and were considered to be a status symbol among the Igbo people.

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Ndop

________ is an important example of African art and is considered a masterpiece of Kuba sculpture.

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Power figure

________ is made out of wood; plunged in with nails or dagger to make a request come true.

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Osei Tutu

________ is one of the first Ashanti chiefs; received the Golden Stool from the heavens.

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Ostrich eggs

________ are placed on top of the minarets (symbolic of fertility and prosperity)

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Luba

The board is used by the ________ people to record their history, myths, and genealogy.

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Sande

The mask is also used in performances and dances that celebrate the beauty and power of women in the ________ society.

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Bundu Mask

Overall, the ________ is a significant piece of art that represents the beauty and power of women in the Sande society.

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Oba

The plaque was originally located in the palace of the ________, or king, of Benin.

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Ikenga

________ is a term used to describe a type of portrait figure that is common in the Igbo culture of Nigeria.

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Chokwe

The Female (Pwo) Mask is a(n) ________ mask from Angola, Africa.

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Wall Plaque

The ________ from Oba's Palace is an important artifact that provides insight into the rich history and culture of the Kingdom of Benin.

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Golden Stool

The ________ is not meant to be sat on, touched, or let it touch ground (sacred)

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Bamileke people

The ________ believe that the elephant is a symbol of power and strength, and the mask is meant to embody these qualities.

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Pwo mask

The ________ is an important symbol of Chokwe culture and is still used in traditional ceremonies today.

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Aka Elephant Mask

Overall, the ________ is an important piece of African art that showcases the creativity and cultural significance of the Bamileke people.

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female ancestor

It is a representation of a(n) ________ or a spirit of fertility and is used in initiation ceremonies and other important events.

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Ndop

________ was used in Kuba ceremonies and was believed to embody the king's spirit and power.

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Ikenga figures

Today, ________ are still created and used in some parts of Nigeria, although their significance and use has evolved over time.

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Sande

It is a mask that is worn by women of the ________ society in Sierra Leone during initiation ceremonies.

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Pwo mask

The ________ is worn by male dancers who perform in pairs during ceremonies.

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Aka Elephant Mask

The ________ is a ceremonial mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon, Africa.

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Bundu Mask

The ________ is a significant piece of art in the African art history.

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Ndop

________ is adorned with intricate patterns and symbols that represent the king's power and authority.

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Lukasa memory board

The ________ is considered a work of art and is highly valued by the Luba people.

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Lukasa memory board

The ________ is significant because it represents the rich cultural heritage of the Luba people.

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Ndop

________ is a wooden sculpture made by the Kuba people of Central Africa.

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Lukasa Memory Board

The ________ is an important example of how art can be used to preserve and transmit cultural knowledge across generations.

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