Boko man from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Man with characteristic ‘cockscomb’ scarification that was obtained by carving the same place several times.

Photo by  Augustes, M. Bal.

Image courtesy of The Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium, from the ethnographic field photographs of Auguste Bal.

Boko man from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Man with characteristic ‘cockscomb’ scarification that was obtained by carving the same place several times.

Photo by Augustes, M. Bal.

Image courtesy of The Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium, from the ethnographic field photographs of Auguste Bal.

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