Cultural baskets

During the Academic year 2016-2017, the Congo Great Lake Initiative worked with Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on an exhibition called Carries of culture: women, food and power from the Congo Basin. The purpose of the exhibition was to explore the centrl role of women in the Congo Region. See more here https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/museum-archive-reconnects-a-london-based-congolese-community-with-its-heritage

This online exhition put the light on some baskets kept in UCL Ethnogrpahy Collection and in the Horniman Museums evocating the role of the women in the domestic culture of Congo.