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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




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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