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Harp with handle decoration, depicting a Mangbetu head.
Harp with handle decoration, depicting a Mangbetu head. The hairstyles of prestigious Mangbetu groups were much imitated among neighbouring peoples, in particular the Zande. Country of Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Africa. Culture: Mangbetu / Zande. Date / Period: 19th-20th C. Place of Origin: Northeastern Congo. Material Size: Wood, leather. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren. Location: 11.