Stone grave statues from Lower Congo

Object type: grave sculpture
Materials: rocks > steatite
Legend: Ntadi in the typical pose of the ‘thinker’. The leopard teeth imitations in the headdress signify that the person depicted has the status of a chief.
Place of collecting: Democratic Republic of the Congo > Bas-Congo
Culture: Mboma
Acquisition related person: A. Hilgers as donor
Date of acquisition: 1955-04-22
Dimensions: 38 x 21,5 x 9,5 cm
Inventory number: EO.1955.45.6