apr 29, 1800 BC - Nkisi n’kondi (Power Figure)
Wood and metal
Kongo Peoples (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Central beliefs of the Kongo peoples are sacred medicines and divine protection.
Ne Kongo = great god
Brought first nkisi down from heaven in an earthenware vessel and sat it upon three stones or a termite mound
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