Nzingha, Queen of Matamba

Description: 10″ long perl simbul with 7/8″ to 1/2″dia. Earthen, baked clay pendants.

About: One of Angola first diplomat, skilled military strategist, King of Ndongo, she stood up aggressively for 40 years to Portuguese violating deal treaties, and defeated them at battles, famously referred to as King instead of Queen. She participated in all the intense training for warriors. Nzingha grew up in a world normally suited for males.  She was educated in the fields of hunting and archery, and in diplomacy and trade.  Nzingha was a true politician, and showed true military and intellectual genius…

This Simbul magnifies King Nzhinga!

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