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  • Mangbetu ivory figure

    Mangbetu ivory figure for sale

    Here we have a Mangbetu ivory figure. The Mangbetu or sometimes written Monbettu are people living south of the Zande. Northeastern Congo (Kinshasha). Mangbetu is actually referring to the aristocracy.   The figure is of a standing woman, with the typical increased skull.  Furthermore, the arms along the body have some sort of  penetrations in…