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jul 28, 1870 - Nkisi n’kondi (Power Figure)

Description:

Late 19th Century CE
Wood and metal
Kongo Peoples (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Central beliefs of the Kongo peoples are sacred medicines and divine protection.These are driven in by the nganga and represent the severity of the mambu (dispute)
Peg = matter being settled
Nail = represents and more serious offense like murder

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Date:

jul 28, 1870
Now
~ 148 years ago

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