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Songye ceremonial vessel (Gourd, wood, iron, shell, bone, eggs, claws, teeth, feathers, bird skull,  leather and fiber) Late 19th to early 20th century

Songye ceremonial vessel (Gourd, wood, iron, shell, bone, eggs, claws, teeth, feathers, bird skull, leather and fiber) Late 19th to early 20th century

Songye Nkisi (Power Figure), DRC http://www.imodara.com/post/89574983609/dr-congo-songye-nkisi-nkishi-power-figure

Songye Nkisi (Power Figure), DRC http://www.imodara.com/post/89574983609/dr-congo-songye-nkisi-nkishi-power-figure

Art Propelled

Art Propelled

Small stupas like this one from the sacred area at Bodhgaya likely contained the ashes of monks who even after death wanted to be in the presence of the Buddha’s enlightenment. #Buddhism

Small stupas like this one from the sacred area at Bodhgaya likely contained the ashes of monks who even after death wanted to be in the presence of the Buddha’s enlightenment. #Buddhism

Figure: Couple Date: 19th–20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture: Songye peoples Medium: Ivory Dimensions: H. 5 5/16 x W. 1 1/8 x D. 1 1/2 in. (13.6 x 2.8 x 3.8 cm)

Figure: Couple Date: 19th–20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture: Songye peoples Medium: Ivory Dimensions: H. 5 5/16 x W. 1 1/8 x D. 1 1/2 in. (13.6 x 2.8 x 3.8 cm)

Yaka Kakuungu Mask, DR Congo http://www.imodara.com/item/dr-congo-yaka-kakuungu-initiation-mask/

Yaka Kakuungu Mask, DR Congo http://www.imodara.com/item/dr-congo-yaka-kakuungu-initiation-mask/

Ethno Art Image Series / Portrait of Senufo Bronze Kpelie Mask–Profile / Tribal…

Ethno Art Image Series / Portrait of Senufo Bronze Kpelie Mask–Profile / Tribal Art–African Art / High Res Print / Fine Art Photography

Ethno Art Image Series / Portrait of Senufo Bronze Kpelie Mask–Profile / Tribal…

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