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Statuette Mangbetu (N° 16759)

Female figure of the Mangbetu with the illustrious headdress ending in flared volume and linear marks on the whole body. Red-brown patina. Desication cracks.
The character wears body paints and scarifications similar to those of the Asua pygmies with whom the tribe had relationships, and which varied according to the circumstances. Among the Mangbetu, from an early age, the children also suffered a compression of the cranial box held tight by rapia ties.  Later, the young women \  

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Origincollection française
Countryrdc ex zaire
Height cm30
Width8 cm
Weight0.25 Kg
Estimated dating2ème halfxx°

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