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Magical Figures,

Ewe or Fon people,

Coastal West Africa

 

 

Magical Figures (Gri Gri or Fetish)

 

wood, cloth, pigment, cowrie shells, iron, with crusty sacrificial patina

 

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Ewe people (Ghana/Togo) or Fon people (benin)

 

20th century

 

provenance:  collected in Burkina Faso by Jack Daulton


Figures of this type are used in the Vodoun belief systems of Coastal West Africa.

 



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