The Bongo are an ethnic group living in South Sudan, mostly in the Tonj District. They are mainly an agricultural community, they do some forestry on a small level. This ancient stone acted as a funerary post in the Bongo society and was used during burial ceremonies. This is a fine naturally weathered specimen with clear signs of old age. It was hand-carved from a very heavy and thick porous orange stone.
Material: Porous-orange stone/rock
Condition: Weathered with age
|Dimensions||27 × 20 × 20 cm|