The people that are called “Fang” in the geographic or ethnographic literature number 800,000 and constitute a vast mosaic of village communities, established in a large zone of Atlantic equatorial Africa comprising Cameroon, continental equatorial Guinea and nearly the whole north of Gabon, on the right bank of the Ogowe River.
Many attributes of daily life like blacksmiths bellows, door locks, spoons and slings like this one were carved in the shape of figures. This sling has two human faces back to back and a bull's head with horns looking up at its human owner. If you look carefully, you can't miss it! A lot for just a sling!