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Africa | Musical instrument ~ Harp from the Ngbaka people of DR Congo | Early 20th century | Wood, hide and pigment

Africa | Musical instrument ~ Harp from the Ngbaka people of DR Congo | Early 20th century | Wood, hide and pigment

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There are three surviving examples of this mysterious type of instrument from the early fifteenth century, of which the one exhibited here is the most elegant. Originally the instrument would have been strung with four or five strings, but whether it was played with a bow or plucked remains unclear.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There are three surviving examples of this mysterious type of instrument from the early fifteenth century, of which the one exhibited here is the most elegant. Originally the instrument would have been strung with four or five strings, but whether it was played with a bow or plucked remains unclear.

decapitator soundtoys

decapitator soundtoys

Africa | Wodaabe (Bororo/Fulani) nomad woman pounding millet. Niger. | © Victor Englebert

Africa | Wodaabe (Bororo/Fulani) nomad woman pounding millet. Niger. | © Victor Englebert

Africa | Woodabe from Chad | © Marie-Laure de Decker.

Africa | Woodabe from Chad | © Marie-Laure de Decker.

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Africa |

The Wodaabe men, dressed and painted for the yearly tribal dans. Here the girls often choose their husband so the face paint has to be perfect.The eye rolling is also important, I think its considered sexy.....

The Wodaabe men, dressed and painted for the yearly tribal dans. Here the girls often choose their husband so the face paint has to be perfect.The eye rolling is also important, I think its considered sexy.....

Africa | 'Absorbed in preening', a young man with his hairline shaved to dramatize his forehead applies power to lighten his skin for the Yaake dance, when the women judge men on charm and beauty | Page 498, National Geographic October 1983, 'Niger's Wodaabe:"People of the Taboo"; article and photos by Carol Beckwith.

Africa | 'Absorbed in preening', a young man with his hairline shaved to dramatize his forehead applies power to lighten his skin for the Yaake dance, when the women judge men on charm and beauty | Page 498, National Geographic October 1983, 'Niger's Wodaabe:"People of the Taboo"; article and photos by Carol Beckwith.

Africa | Portrait of a Wodaabe man participating in the Yaake dance during the Gerewol festival. Niger

Africa | Portrait of a Wodaabe man participating in the Yaake dance during the Gerewol festival. Niger

Woodabe charm dancer wrapping turban.

Woodabe charm dancer wrapping turban.