The proverb pot lids of Lower Congo

Object type: proverb lid
Materials: wood
Legend: A broken egg remains broken. The chief's word is as it is and cannot be changed. Explanation: One should always respect the order of the head of family or village.
Place of collecting: Democratic Republic of the Congo > Bas-Congo
Culture: Solongo
Acquisition related person: Léon M. J. Guebels (°1889 - †1966) as donor
Date of acquisition: 1946-07-23
Dimensions: 18,2 cm x 4,4 cm
Inventory number: EO.0.0.42915