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feb 8, 1770 - Ndop (portrait figure) of King Mishe miShyaang maMbul

Description:

1760-1780 CE
Wood
Kuba peoples (Democratic republic of the Congo)
-Rounded contours defining head, shoulders and stomach
-Defined collarbone
-Representational of the king
-One-to-three proportion
-Head is ⅓ size of statue
-Head represents the seat of intelligence
-Ibol identifies the nyim
-Mishe miShyaang maMbul’s ibol is a severed hand and drum
-Royal regalia
-Left hand grasps ceremonial knife

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Date:

feb 8, 1770
Now
~ 248 years ago

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