Impressive Fon Bocio Fetish with his arms raised to the sky - Benin
The word Bocio, which designates an ancient religious manifestation, consists of Bo meaning power and Cio meaning cadaver. The Bocio can be used for beneficial or evil purposes. This type of figure was and is still today, made by the witch doctor at the request of one of his clients to remedy a personal problem related to health, manhood, and fertility
Height 45 cm.
Wood, metal, fabric, rope straw and a lot of sacrificial material...