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Art of Central Africa

Hans-Joachim Koloss

Art of Central Africa

masterpieces from the Berlin Museum für Völkerkunde

by Hans-Joachim Koloss

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, Distributed by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Central
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Black -- Africa, Central -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHans-Joachim Koloss.
      ContributionsMuseum für Völkerkunde (Berlin, Germany), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7391.65 .K65 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1854162M
      ISBN 100870995901, 0810924625
      LC Control Number90005898

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