SONGYE

SONGYE
Item# songye
$200.00

Product Description

WISDOM MASK FROM CONGO

The Songye primarily inhabit the Kasai-Oriental region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They speak a Bantu language and are closely related to the Luba people. Approximately 1 million people consider themselves Songye. The Songye people, like Luba people, are well-known wood carvers who are renowned for making ceremonial masks, power figures, and other ceremonial items.