Authentic Kuyu Figure
Authentic Kuyu figure from the Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville). This carving comes from the Kuyu people from the central area of the Republic of Congo. The painting, the indication of the hairstyle and the markings on the face and the body are typical of Kuyu sculptures.
This piece known as “Kebe Kabe” is usually painted often are danced in a ceremony dramatizing a creation myth during ceremonies for young initiates.