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African Art & Culture: Welcome


In this guide you'll find a selection of resources related to African Art and Culture. Follow the links below or the tabs to the left to locate books, articles, images, and more:

  • BooksFind both print and digital resources for locating books on African Art and Culture.
  • ArticlesFind links to databases and journals that feature articles on this topic.
  • ImagesFind links to image databases and online collections that can be used to locate visual resources.
  • More: Includes useful links to major museums, libraries, and research centers as well as information to help you with writing & citing.

The Art & Architecture and African Studies guides have additional resources.

Tip  Can't find a book or article? Try Interlibrary Loan!

Need more help? Email or come by the Sloane Art Library for further assistance!

Seated Figure

A terracotta figure sitting down, curled up and hugging right leg.

Seated Figure, 13th century, Middle Niger civilization, Mali, Inland Niger Delta region, terracotta, Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art


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