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apr 21, 1895 - 172 Power figure (Nkisi n’kondi)

Description:

Late 19th Century CE
Wood and metal
Kongo Peoples (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
A nkisi nkondi can act as an oath taking image which is used to resolve verbal disputes or lawsuits (mambu) as well as an avenger (the term nkondi means ‘hunter’) or guardian if sorcery or any form of evil has been committed

Added to timeline:

16 Nov 2017
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AP Art History Timeline
By Jewells Escamilla

Date:

apr 21, 1895
Now
~ 123 years ago

Images:

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