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Lega

Lega

LEGA   TYPES OF ART The Bwami society is the context for the production of most Lega art work, which includes ivory and wooden statuettes and mas…
Luba

Luba

LUBA TYPES OF ART The iconographic representation of women in Luba sculpture is widespread and correlates to the important role of women in Luba socie…
Luluwa

Luluwa

LULUWA   TYPES OF ART Luluwa are known for their sculpted statues marked by intricate scarification patterns and their finely carved utilitarian …
Lunda

Lunda

LUNDA TYPES OF ART Although it is impossible to isolate specific examples of Lunda art, their political activity in the region and their patronage of …
Lwalwa

Lwalwa

LWALWA TYPES OF ART Some small figures are carved for divination and display on shrines, but the majority of Lwalwa art in collections consists of bea…
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