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Chokwe Sculpture of a Kapu-Kulu - LO.1242
Origin: Southwestern Congo/Angola/Zambia
Circa: 20 th Century AD
Dimensions: 15" (38.1cm) high
Collection: African
Medium: Wood


Location: UAE
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The Chokwe refer to their ancestors as the 'pemba ya mwono people.' It translates as 'the pure' or 'blessed ones'. This sculpture shows the Kapu-Kulu sending out a praise and message to the ancestral spirits. - (LO.1242)

 

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