Congo Art (General)

Photo above: Three instruments from the personal orchestra of the Mwantayaav, the supreme ruler of the Lunda people. Instruments are: a xylophone consisting of 9 plank keys and 9 calabashes; a double membranophone; a very large slit drum fixed to a bamboo pole that may be carried by two men (Photo Biebuyck, 1957). See Photos on this website/Lunda.

A synthesis on the cultural features underlying Congo art: Visual Art