The Mbete (or Ambete) people live on the border between Gabon and the Republic of Congo.
The ethnographic surveys carried out in the twenties among the Mbete indicated that the cult of reliquaries was an important cult, like the Byeri for the Fang.
These statues were used during rituals and ceremonies
This statue is in good condition.
- Reliquary figure
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- 2nd half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 42×10×9 cm
- 713 g