SOLD / SOLD! MC1569 Superb HEMBA Ancestor Head Congo DRC
English description below
Large HEMBA Head
Their territory revolves around the Luika River which delimits the Hemba of the north and those of the south. They are therefore present in the south of the province of Maniema as well as in the north of the province of Tanganyka.
They are geographically and culturally close to the Luba.
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HEMBA LARGE HEAD
Superb head, imposing, which gives off an impression of majesty and serenity.
The Hemba live in eastern Congo DRC, between the Lualaba river (Congo river), to the west, and Lake Tanganyka, to the east
They are geographically and culturally close to the Luba
Their ancestor figures are famous. They represent the deceased leaders and, venerated by the entire tribe, they help their successors to legitimize their political power.
15 3/4 inches with the base