Explore Early Humans, Papua New Guinea and more!

Explore related topics

Koteca from New Guinea wear pênis gourds for different celebrations.

The koteka, horim, penis gourd or penis sheath is a phallocrypt or phallocarp traditionally worn by native male inhabitants of some (mainly highland) ethnic groups in New Guinea to cover their genitals.

STICK ZITHER Stick zither with gourd resonators (rudra vina or bin), northern India, early 20th century. Tubular body of cane or bamboo with twenty frets attached with a mixture of resins and beeswax. Four strings over the fretboard and three drone strings. The bin was one of the main instruments of Hindustani music from the 16th to the late 19th century and examples are depicted in iconography as early as the 5th century. It is said that the vibrations of the strings penetrate deeply into…

The National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota. Collections feature over instruments.

A beautiful full sound and a close proximity to the melodic flexibility of the human voice make the sarangi the most important bowed instrument of classical Hindustani music of northern India and Pakistan

A beautiful full sound and a close proximity to the melodic flexibility of the human voice make the sarangi the most important bowed instrument of classical Hindustani music of northern India and Pakistan

Koteka - Wikipedia

The koteka, horim, penis gourd or penis sheath is a phallocrypt or phallocarp traditionally worn by native male inhabitants of some (mainly highland) ethnic groups in New Guinea to cover their genitals.

A Dehua figure of Guanyin with a scroll, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark within a double gourd. 7¼ in (18.4 cm) high. Estimate $50,000-70,000. This lot is offered in Marchant Nine Decades in Chinese Art on 14 September 2017 at Christie’s in New York

The Marchant dynasty Four generations in Chinese art

A Dehua figure of Guanyin with a scroll, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, impressed He Chaozong mark within a double gourd. 7¼ in (18.4 cm) high. Estimate $50,000-70,000. This lot is offered in Marchant Nine Decades in Chinese Art on 14 September 2017 at Christie’s in New York

Celadon Jar    Wu Zhou ware, Three Kingdoms Period (222 - 280 AD).  Wuzhou was a kiln producing early celadon porcelain in Zhejiang province. The type of design illustrated here was for funeral use, and would obviously have been impractical in daily life. The gourd-shaped, human-headed vase is augmented by four piled-on smaller vases, of similar form, and decorated with small figures of foreign entertainers - flute players and the like.

'Six Dynasties' Art Celadon Jar Wu Zhou ware, Three Kingdoms Period - 280 AD) Shanghai Museum

Ceremonial Vessel (mboko/kilemba) with Human Figures  late 19th to early 20th century Gourd, wood, iron, shell, bone, bird skulls, seeds, eggs, claws, teeth, feathers, leather, and fiber Object: 14.5 x 22.5 cm (5 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.) Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection 2006.51.15 Geography:  Made in Central Africa, Congo (Kinshasa) Culture:  Songye

Songye Ceremonial vessel - via Robyn Gordon at…

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Altamira cave paintings

Yokut Polychrome Figural Bottleneck Basket finely woven and designed having eight horses, four dogs, 12 human figures; top of basket further embellished with three rows of diamonds, height 5.75 in. x diameter 10.75 in. early 20th century

Yokut Polychrome Figural Bottleneck Basket finely woven and designed having eight horses, four dogs, 12 human figures; top of basket further embellished with three rows of diamonds, height in. x diameter in.

Drapetomania (1851), also called draptomania, is a sickness of the mind that makes you want to run away. It affects only black people. It was especially common in the American South in the antebellum early 1800's. The condition did not have a name till Dr Samuel Cartwright gave it one in 1851. It is now widely believed that only blacks got the disease because only they were held as slaves. Their urge to run away was not a disease at all but a very healthy and human desire for freedom.

drapetomania

Drapetomania (1851), also called draptomania, is a sickness of the mind that makes you want to run away. It affects only black people. It was especially common in the American South in the antebellum early 1800's. The condition did not have a name till Dr Samuel Cartwright gave it one in 1851. It is now widely believed that only blacks got the disease because only they were held as slaves. Their urge to run away was not a disease at all but a very healthy and human desire for freedom.

Pinterest
Search