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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Nyim Kot a-Mbweeky III wearing royal dress 'Bwaantshy'; royal headdress known as 'Ntshuum Aniym'; necklace 'Lashyaash' made of leopard teeth; sword 'Mbombaam'; lance 'Mbwoom Ambady' and other items of royal adornement. [Cornet J., 1982: Art Royal Kuba, Edizioni Sipiel Milano]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was...

The full name of the Kuba Nyim depicted on the photograph is Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III): aka Køt áMbwε'ky. Most full names consist of three successive personal names: the king's own name, the name of his mother and the name of his mother's mother connected by particles meaning "of." Only this ruler has a Christian name. The aka names are often used. ...

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Dates:
1970
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Kimbanguism is based on the Bible and the concept of spiritual salvation. It mixes some traditional African practices but follows the law of Moses and calls for the destruction of fetishes and an end to sorcery and polygamy. The church was formed by Simon Kimbangu, originally a member of the british Baptist Church, following a vision in 1921. Like...

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Dates:
1970
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Kimbanguism is based on the Bible and the concept of spiritual salvation. It mixes some traditional African practices but follows the law of Moses and calls for the destruction of fetishes and an end to sorcery and polygamy. The church was formed by Simon Kimbangu, originally a member of the british Baptist Church, following a vision in 1921. Like...

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Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III)
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Nyim Kot a Mbweeky III wearing royal dress 'labot latwool'; royal headdress known as 'Shody'; necklace 'Lashyaash' made of leopard teeth; sword 'Mbombaam', lance 'Mbwoom Ambady' and other items of royal adornement. [Cornet J., 1982: Art Royal Kuba, Edizioni Sipiel Milano]. During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of ...

The full name of the Kuba Nyim depicted on the photograph is Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III): aka Køt áMbwε'ky. Most full names consist of three successive personal names: the king's own name, the name of his mother and the name of his mother's mother connected by particles meaning "of." Only this ruler has a Christian name. The aka names are often used. ...

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Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III)
Dates:
1970
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item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Nyim Kot a Mbweeky III wearing royal dress 'labot latwool'; royal headdress known as 'Shody'; necklace 'Lashyaash' made of leopard teeth; sword 'Mbombaam', lance 'Mbwoom Ambady' and other items of royal adornement. [Cornet J., 1982: Art Royal Kuba, Edizioni Sipiel Milano]. During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of ...

The full name of the Kuba Nyim depicted on the photograph is Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III): aka Køt áMbwε'ky. Most full names consist of three successive personal names: the king's own name, the name of his mother and the name of his mother's mother connected by particles meaning "of." Only this ruler has a Christian name. The aka names are often used. ...

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Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III)
Dates:
1970
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item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Nyim Kot a Mbweeky III wearing royal headdress known as 'Shody'; necklace 'Lashyaash' made of leopard teeth and other items of royal adornement. [Cornet J., 1982: Art Royal Kuba, Edizioni Sipiel Milano]. During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the village of Bungamba (Bongamba, Bongaam) b...

The full name of the Kuba Nyim depicted on the photograph is Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III): aka Køt áMbwε'ky. Most full names consist of three successive personal names: the king's own name, the name of his mother and the name of his mother's mother connected by particles meaning "of." Only this ruler has a Christian name. The aka names are often used. ...

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Dates:
1961
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The temple of Khnum stood near the center of the ancient settlement and, like most Egyptian temples, must have undergone enlargement during different period. With the arrival of the Romans the temples of Elephantine were once again extended and embellished, and the latest decoration in the temple of Khnum, in fact, dates to the reign of Antoninus ...

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Dates:
1961
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The temple of Khnum stood near the center of the ancient settlement and, like most Egyptian temples, must have undergone enlargement during different period. With the arrival of the Romans the temples of Elephantine were once again extended and embellished, and the latest decoration in the temple of Khnum, in fact, dates to the reign of Antoninus ...

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Dates:
1961
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The temple of Khnum stood near the center of the ancient settlement and, like most Egyptian temples, must have undergone enlargement during different period. With the arrival of the Romans the temples of Elephantine were once again extended and embellished, and the latest decoration in the temple of Khnum, in fact, dates to the reign of Antoninus ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The temple of Khnum stood near the center of the ancient settlement and, like most Egyptian temples, must have undergone enlargement during different period. With the arrival of the Romans the temples of Elephantine were once again extended and embellished, and the latest decoration in the temple of Khnum, in fact, dates to the reign of Antoninus ...