Fon Bocio Fetish with arms raised - Benin

Fon Bocio Fetish with arms raised - Benin

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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...
    • From a Private US Collector.
    • Source The METMuseum :