Ngongo Mbata, the main and most affluent center of the Kongo kingdom’s
Mbata province in the seventeenth century, is well known from the historical sources, but
virtually unexplored in archaeological publications. Ngongo ...
Clist, Bernard; Cranshof, Els; De Maret, Pierre; De Schryver, Gilles-Maurice; Kaumba, Mandela; Matonda, Igor; Nikis, Nicolas; Bostoen, Koen(Antiquity Publications, 2015-10)
The Kongo kingdom, which arose in Central Africa’s Atlantic coast region, is an emblem of
Africa’s past and an important cultural landmark for Africans and the African Diaspora
(Figure 1). As a result of its early ...
We present results, analyses, and an in-depth historical contextualization
of the fieldwork undertaken in 2012 and 2013 at the Kindoki site in the
Lower Congo (DRC). This site is linked to Mbanza Nsundi, one of the ...