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Congo Vili (N° 7796)
As for the peoples of West Africa in African art, the rider and his mount in Central Africa symbolize strength and prestige.
On finds on the room the eyes covered with a glass typical of Kongo.
The Kongo people, a close cousin of the Punu ethnic group in Gabon, is therefore of great importance for the art of Central Africa.
Attitude dignified and austere this statue shows the signs of its rank.