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Elisofon, Eliot
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1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti society is made up of small groups, formed of about twenty to forty adults and as many children. Such modest units suit the exploitation of resources in a forest where there is relatively little game and vegetable material." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti Design, Thames and Hudson Inc.]. During his trip to Zaire (now Democratic...

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1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts a Mbuti camp with two distinct forms of dwelling, constructed using the same materials and same techniques. The fire is an essential and constantly maintained part of this dwelling. Usually the camp is made up of the more permanent type of shelter of the members of a family group. There are two types of construction, the larg...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
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1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Relations between the Mbuti and the Bantu and Sudanese farming communities rely on a subtle balance of pillage and bartering forest products against those of the fields. In certain regions, the demand for forest game provided by the Mbuti has been so great that it has been almost totally depleted. These Mbuti will soon be reduced to becoming settl...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Relations between the Mbuti and the Bantu and Sudanese farming communities rely on a subtle balance of pillage and bartering forest products against those of the fields. In certain regions, the demand for forest game provided by the Mbuti has been so great that it has been almost totally depleted. These Mbuti will soon be reduced to becoming settl...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to Egypt, Elisofon visited Jīzah, Ahrāmāt al-, the site of three pyramids from the 4th dynasty (ca. 2613-ca. 2494), built on a rocky plateau near al-Jizah (Giza); one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; built by kings Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) & Menkaure (Mycerinus). [The J. P. Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographical Na...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The rectangular hall with eight engaged columns which marks the end of the Entrance Colonnade is connected with the practice of dividing visitors into classes according to status: The most important person (the living king) or persons should pass through the middle (or main) passage, while the less important must make their way to the right or the...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Saqqara necropolis also contained the tombs of dignitaries who served under the pharaohs of the Fifth and Sixth Dynasties. Mereruka, chief justice and vizier in the reign of Teti, has the largest of all the mastabas built around this pharaoh's pyramid. On the north wall of the room with pillars, there is a niche containing a striding statue of Mer...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kadanso Village. Second funeral [memorial] of Pa Hono, famous chief of Kadanso. Many chiefs and people come from various Bafodea villages and Fadagu Chiefdom Limba villages south of Bafodea, as Kadanso Village is in southern Bafodea country. Baherindo, women's group which imitates the dead Chief Hono, making fun of him. Th...

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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kadanso Village. Second funeral [memorial] of Pa Hono, famous chief of Kadanso. Many chiefs and people come from various Bafodea villages and Fadagu Chiefdom Limba villages south of Bafodea, as Kadanso Village is in southern Bafodea country. Baherindo, women's group which imitates the dead Chief Hono, making fun of him. Th...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kadanso Village. Second funeral [memorial] of Pa Hono, famous chief of Kadanso. Many chiefs and people come from various Bafodea villages and Fadagu Chiefdom Limba villages south of Bafodea, as Kadanso Village is in southern Bafodea country. Men's warrior group, one man dancing with sword in hand." [Ottenberg field researc...

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