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 stone.
Condition: Weathered with age
|Dimensions||13 × 13 × 37 cm|