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Great Phemba Mayombé Maternity Figure - The Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Great Phemba Mayombé Maternity Figure - The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
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"Great Phemba Mayombé Maternity Figure - The Democratic Republic Of The Congo"
From the collection of Steven Mestdag who is a Tribal Art Merchant.

Phemba, also known as Yombe Maternity Figures, refers to sculptural objects depicting the figures of a mother and her child. The Phemba are iconic examples of Kongo art and reflect how cherished women are in Kongo culture, not only for their fertility but as seers and guardians of the spirit. Kongo societies follow their affiliation through the female line of ancestors

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