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Nkisi nkondi by an Yombe artist and ritual specialist, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Power figure (Nkisi Nkondi), Yombe peoples, Democratic Republic of the Congo…

Bocio or Nkisi Involved more than one person. Artist who created the raw figure, the diviner who activated the object by attaching a variety of personal items to the sculpture, and the client who uses it in a particular ritual context (Blier, 1995). Sculptor carves it, diviner customizes it adding symbolic materials- special earths and stones, leaves and seeds, parts of animals, bird beaks and feathers, all of which are specifically combined to attract and direct forces for an intended…

of Congo, Kongo peoples - cent. Power Figure Nkisi (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

YAKA NKISI STATUETTE  Democratic Republic of Congo  Wood, skin, vegetable fibres (cords and cloth)

YAKA NKISI STATUETTE Democratic Republic of Congo Wood, skin, vegetable fibres (cords and cloth)

Figura potencia (Nkisi N'Kondi: Mangaaka)

Mangaaka Power Figure (Nkisi N'Kondi) [Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chiloango River Region;

Songye Nkisi Nkondi (Nail Power) Figure, Congo

Power Figure: Male (Nkisi) Date: century Geography: Angola or Democratic…

Kongo-Yombe Nail Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo | lot | Sotheby's

Kongo-Yombe Nail Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo Height: 36 inches cm)

african tribal ritual statue | Africa | Nkisis power figure from the Yombe people of DR Congo | Wood ...

african tribal ritual statue | Africa | Nkisis power figure from the Yombe people of DR Congo | Wood ...

Africa | Power figure from the Kongo people of DR Congo | Wood, pigment, cotton, vegetal fibre, glass, mixed metals || ca. 1912; collected in Boma, Bas-Congo || ©African Museum, Belgium

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Africa | Requilary figure from the Ambete people of Gabon or DR Congo | Wood, kaolin, natural fiber

Africa | Requilary figure from the Ambete people of Gabon or DR Congo | Wood, kaolin, natural fiber

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