AMBETE PEOPLE

Ambete Statue

€477,75 €735,00
AMBETE PEOPLE

Ambete Statue

€477,75 €735,00
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The Ambete figure (Mbete, Mbede, Mbete and Mbeti) is characterized by having the hands directed forward, stylized facial features in relief with a rectangular shape of the mouth, combed with a central crest, white pigmented surface with reflections painted in black somewhat inlaid. It also features a niche carved on the back for magical ingredients, which are thought to have a connection with the cult of ancestors. They are believed to function as guardians of the remains of ancestral bones housed in a separate hut from the Vila.

It is made of carved wood, with some notches and pigmented.

Length : 13 cm

Height : 54 cm

Width : 16 cm

Weight : 1.9 kg

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