The proverb pot lids of Lower Congo

Object type: proverb lid
Materials: wood
Legend: This bird pecking on a post is the toto nti (a member of the woodpecker family). "The toto-nti made a flute. Every man has his work to do." Even if the usefulness of someone's work is not evident, we should not judge him.
Place of collecting: Democratic Republic of the Congo > Bas-Congo > Banana
Culture: Woyo
Acquisition related person: Rev. Father Leo Bittremieux (°1880 - †1946) as donor
Date of acquisition: 1932-12-16
Dimensions: 16,3 cm x 5,5 cm
Inventory number: EO.0.0.34709