A woman of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Mangbetu tribe holds her child, circa 1929-1937. (41/77)

A woman of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Mangbetu tribe holds her child, circa 1929-1937.

The Mangbetu once practiced Lipombo, a tradition in which a baby’s head was wrapped tightly with a cloth in order to achieve an elongated skull, believed to be a mark of beauty.

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