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date: 15 November 2019


  • Ferdinand J. de Hen


Side-blown ivory horn of the Kuba-Ngend (Bushongo) people in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is about 27 to 35 cm long and has an oval embouchure. The surface is frequently a reddish or brownish colour due to rubbing with palm oil, but it is not otherwise decorated. (...

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