HEMBA JANUS HEADED OBJECTS ARCHIVES

The Hemba Janus headed objects below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.

For UNSOLD Hemba Janus heads/Couples GO TO HEMBA JANUS HEADED OBJECTS PAGE

 

 HEMBA
Janus Head 3
12.5" high
SOLD


 

 HEMBA
Janus Head 8
SOLD

 

 HEMBA
Janus Head 1
SOLD

 

Photographs © Tim Hamill

HEMBA, JANUS HEADED OBJECTS, DRC

Usually representing spirits, ancestors or the primordial couple, these Janus-headed objects combine male (bearded) and female heads. Through a wide range of style, scale, belief and function the couples depicted share a timeless, serene equality necessary to the continuity of their societies.

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