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    The Quraysh Discuss the Conversion of Seventy-Two Medinans. Two black men are portrayed on the right and left sides. From the Siyar-i Nebi. Ethiopia

    Ethiopian magic scroll - amheric is a visually lovely language

    Africa | Headrest from the Afar / Danakil people of Ethiopia | ca. 1950/60s | Wood

    Ashurbanipal- king of Assyria

    A diagram of the Prophet's Mosque in Medina is one of the treasures found among thousands of ancient manuscripts. MaliTimbuktu, 2010.

    Quzman Mutilates Himself 1642379 View Printable Image Spencer Collection, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, The New York Public Library. Blacks, like the man on the left, were portrayed as early Muslims. From the Siyar-i Nebi.

    Ethiopia - MURSI woman

    Lalibela

    Hair accessories from Ethiopia, silver combs

    Elam: The early Black cultures of Iran

    Ulla Karttunen The Black Madonna

    Memory Board (Lukasa) [Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba] (1977.467.3) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Plaque with Saint Peter in Glory Date: ca. 1185–1200 Geography: Made in, Limoges, France Culture: French

    Ivory Plaque with Agnus Dei on a Cross between Emblems of the Four Evangelists, German or North Italian, c. 1000–1050

    Statue of the Slavery monument in Zanzibar Stone Town, Tanzania

    The Siddi, Siddhi, or Sheedi (Urdu: شیدی ; Hindi: सिद्दी or शीदि; Gujarati: સિદ્દી; Kannada: ಸಿದ್ಧಿಗಳು), also known as Habshi, are an Indian and Pakistani ethnic group of Afro-Arab and/or Black African descent. The Siddi population is currently estimated to be 20,000–55,000, with Gujarat in India the main population centre.

    Hogan's home - (A Hogan is a Dogon medicinal and ritual specialist) by Therese Lee | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Karima, Sudan © Silvia Sevilla

    Framed Double-sided Miniature of the Virgin and St. Francis with Christ Child, c. 1660 Spain, 17th century

    Martyrdom of Thomas à Becket Date: 1400 (?) Medium: Ivory Dimensions: Overall: 3 7/16 x 2 5/16 x 1/4 in. Ernst Kofler-Truniger , Lucerne (sold 1970)

    Byzantine Cross, Constantinople, c. 1100