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Mangbetu

Mangbetu

MANGBETU TYPES OF ART Most Mangbetu art was reserved for ruling class and was secular in nature. Wooden figures are believed to be ancestral portraits…
Manja

Manja

MANJA TYPES OF ART There is not an abundance of Manja art in museum collections, and those objects that exist are believed to represent the ancestors.…
Mbole

Mbole

MBOLE TYPES OF ART Most Mbole figurative sculpture represents individuals who have been hanged for violating the laws of society. Wooden statues chara…
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