Babungo: Treasures of the Sculptor Kings in Cameroon

b1420. Babungo: Treasures of the Sculptor Kings in Cameroon

Jean-Paul Notué and Bianca Triaca

5 continents editions. 224 pp., paperback, 61/2 x 91/2 in. 45 colour ills. and 109 b/w ills. ISBN 88-7439-201-X. Babungo was formerly the most important ironworking centre in Cameroon. Here, sculptor kings and artists have used a plastic language that is carefully coded in multiple motifs, allowing them to express ideas, beliefs, mythical scenes and historic events always surrounded by legend. New.

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