Michael Altmaier

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Asen genannte Altäre (meist eine runde Blechplatte auf der einzelne figürliche Darstellungen angebracht waren, das ganze auf einer +/- 150 cm. langen Eisenstange fixiert) wurden zum Gedenken an wichtige Persönlichkeiten aufgestellt. Sie waren Anschauungsmaterial für Sagen, Mythen und Geschichten des Stammes. Weiterführende Literatur: Bay, Edna G. (1985). Asen, Iron Altars of the Fon People of…

Asen genannte Altäre (meist eine runde Blechplatte auf der einzelne figürliche Darstellungen angebracht waren, das ganze auf einer +/- 150 cm. langen Eisenstange fixiert) wurden zum Gedenken an wichtige Persönlichkeiten aufgestellt. Sie waren Anschauungsmaterial für Sagen, Mythen und Geschichten des Stammes. Weiterführende Literatur: Bay, Edna G. (1985). Asen, Iron Altars of the Fon People of…

Fon Asen Royal Staff Plate - FON - Benin - Catawiki

Fon Asen Royal Staff Plate - FON - Benin - Catawiki

Haussanierung - was kostet das

Haussanierung - was kostet das

Group of nine anthropomorphic bird sculptures from Togo or Ghana, Ada culture. Wood, greyish black paint, kaolin, red and indigo blue pigment, according to size arranged in three rows and fixed on a plate, showing the characteristic abstract form and colouring of the Ada, homogeneous, all but one figure with lowered head and long beak reaching down to the breast, slightly dam., minor missing parts (foot tips), cracks, abrasion of paint.

Group of nine anthropomorphic bird sculptures from Togo or Ghana, Ada culture. Wood, greyish black paint, kaolin, red and indigo blue pigment, according to size arranged in three rows and fixed on a plate, showing the characteristic abstract form and colouring of the Ada, homogeneous, all but one figure with lowered head and long beak reaching down to the breast, slightly dam., minor missing parts (foot tips), cracks, abrasion of paint.

Small Adan “spirit house” placed in Adan shrines as a place for spirits to dwell. Ghana

Small Adan “spirit house” placed in Adan shrines as a place for spirits to dwell.

5 VOODOO FIGURINES ADAN, EWE – GHANA 2nd half of the 20th century Madera con pigmentos / 18, 19, 15, 18 & 17 cm / Buen estado Fetishes from the ADAN ADA EWE ethnic group.These lightweight wooden figurines are ritual objects used during the voodoo cult performed by the Ewe whose language is Adangbe / Ada, and who live in Ghana, next to the Togolese border. These figurines represent the various deities related to hunting , which are common to the Yoruba and the Ewe.

5 VOODOO FIGURINES ADAN, EWE – GHANA 2nd half of the 20th century Madera con pigmentos / 18, 19, 15, 18 & 17 cm / Buen estado Fetishes from the ADAN ADA EWE ethnic group.These lightweight wooden figurines are ritual objects used during the voodoo cult performed by the Ewe whose language is Adangbe / Ada, and who live in Ghana, next to the Togolese border. These figurines represent the various deities related to hunting , which are common to the Yoruba and the Ewe.