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Figure Ubanga Nyama Lengola
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The stylized African art of the forest tribes
Named Ubanga Nyama or butoka (J.B. Bacquart), this statue embodies, for the Lengolas, the primordial ancestor. It intervened during the funerals of high-ranking members of the secret society of Bukota. A face cut in heart, a long body made up of six interlocking elements and large digitized hands form the main features. In order to ensure optimal stability of the object, we recommend the additional option "associated base".
This male cult effigy comes from the Lengola, living near the Metoko in the center of the Congolese basin between the rivers Lomami and Lualaba, people of the primary forest dedicated to the worship of a single God, ...


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Bust Lengola of Bukota
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Tribal art > African Statues > Statue Lengola

This bust comes from the Lengola native to Uganda and living near the Metoko in the center of the Congolese basin between the Lomami and Lualaba rivers, people of the primary forest dedicated to the worship of a unique God, monotheism rare in Africa. In addition to the akunga figures used by women in the initiation society ekongo , the Lengolas have statues associated with the different levels of society bukota who embody spirits or impetuous. Bicolo
re mate patina. In addition to the Lilwa, their company, Bukota, which welcomes both men and women, is the equivalent of the association Bwami lega. Their sculptures, influenced by the neighbouring Mbole, Lega and Binja, played a role in initiation, funeral or circumcision ceremonies, and were then placed on the tomb of high-ranking ...


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