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Congolaise, oil on canvas / 70 x 90 cm – 27.5 x 35.4 in / 2006 – Sold

The elongated heads of Mangbetus women are obtained by traditionally deforming the skull from childhood with the help of raffia cords.

 

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Photo : Danses d’Afrique de Michel HUET – Edition du Chêne

Mangbetus women.
Zaïre (D. Republic of Congo)