16 June 2009
République Démocratique du Congo
Lukwakongo, le visage en forme de losange à la bouche et aux yeux percés, le nez droit en relief et des incisions verticales sous la lèvre inférieure. Patine sombre et brillante.
Hauteur: 11 cm. (4¼ in.)
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Georges, E-A., 2005, n.9, p.199.
Rapporté de Kingulube, en 1957.
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