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Metal Legba penis - Fon - Benin
Metal Legba penis - Fon - Benin
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Metal Legba penis - Fon - Benin
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Metal Legba penis - Fon - Benin
Ethnic group
Fon
Origin
Benin
Material
Iron
Size
12 cm
Description
Legba penis that was attached to a terracotta figure.
Fairly heavy corrosion.

Legba is the messenger god that links the world of the gods with the world of men. Nothing can be done without his permission; known as the trickster god, he can protect, but due to his fickle nature can also be very cruel.

Ref:"Voodoo" - Henning Christoph & Hans Oberländer - 1996
“African Vodun” – Preston Blier - 1995

Price:   40,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  03-27
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