The Kumu (also called Komo) people of the Congo are a small ethnic group that in the past practiced cannibalism. They inhabit the Ituri Rain Forest region and conduct masked adult initiation rituals for boys through the Nsembu Divination Society.
Origin: Congo, Democratic Republic of
Function: Adult initiation
Type: Nsembu Mask
Materials: wood; lacquer; kaolin clay
Dimensions: 10.25″ tall x 8.25″ wide