A woman of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Mangbetu tribe holds her child, circa 1929-1937. (41/77) List item Submitted to "Bizarre Photos from the Past That Show How Weird our History was" Approved 1.9k Views 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. Item navigation Previous submission Next submission View full list Written by Jacob Aberto Sincere, friendly, curious, ambitious, enthusiast. I'm a content crafter and social media expert. I love Classic Movies because their dialogue, scenery and stories are awesome. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.