Title: Cult staff
Material: Wood and kaolin clay powder
Country: Northeast, D.R. Congo
Description: Used in initiation ceremonies, this staff
has both the heads of a man and a woman. Like the Bwami
society of the Lega people, the Lengola Bukota society
utilizes various cult objects, but the elongation of
figures is typically Lengola.
Included is a custom-built metal stand.
Figure dimensions: approx. 39" height x 3 1/4" width x 3" depth
Stand dimensions: 1/4" height x 6" width x 5" depth
Figure on stand dimensions: approx. 39 1/2" height x 6" width x 5" depth
Ex. Leonard Kahan and Ex. Christopher McConnell Collection.