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African Art of ‘Skull Elongation’ by Mangbetu Tribe, in DR Congo

The Mangbetu are people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who speak Central Sudan and live in the northeastern province of Haut-Uele.

In the regional language of Lingala, the language is called Kingbetu, but the Mangbetu call it Nemangbetu. It is a member of the family of languages of Central Sudan.