African Tribal Art, beautiful mbole double headed statue from congo DRC. 38 cm-- 14.6 inches high.
Democratic Republic of the Congo. The 150,000 Mbole get their name from their position vis-à-vie the river; Mbole means the people from downstream. They live on the left bank of the Zaire River, in the heart of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They migrated to this forest region from the north of the Lualaba River during the 18th century. Politically each Mbole village is autonomous, headed by a chief chosen from the elders of each family.
The women of the tribe are involved mainly in cultivating manioc and rice while the men hunt. A graded men's organization, dominates Mbole life. It supervises ritual, educational, judicial, social, political, and economic functions. Boys of seven to twelve years old are isolated in the forest for circumcision and initiation, undergoing ritual purification and proving themselves through ordeals and fasting. Is so important that he is buried in a tree and his village hut is kept empty.15 USD I reduce to 10 USD. 20 USD I reduced to 14 USD. 25 USD I reduce to 16 USD. 30 USD I reduce to 20 USD. 35 USD I reduce to 25 USD.
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