Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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visitors to a graveyard
  • Kongo peoples
  • visitors to a graveyard, 1969
  • Where object was made: Lower Zaire, Zaire (present-day Bas-Congo province, Côte d'Ivoire)
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 20.5 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in
  • Gift of John M. Janzen
  • Not on display
  • S2007.103

Black and white image of a procession of people (the leader with a drum) walking around a cluster of graves. The graves have mounds of dirt with bowls and bottles piled on top of each.