A Mangbetu woman. The Mangbetu people are from Central Africa - Congo. They believe that an elongated skull with a flattened forehead pleases the Gods. It's important to remember that the people of early Egyptian civilization esteemed elongated heads and
Thanks to Berg for the tip to this fabulous new knit bomb interpretation! See so many doilies at thrift stores. Maybe I should do my tree in the back yard for the garden tour. That would shake a few people up.
Wodaabe Man, Niger "Inyi casts a seductive glance at the young nomad girls attending the Geerewol festival [where Wodaabe men compete in tests of dance and beauty.]" Photographers Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher looks like akenahten