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Osun de Ollá

Catalog Number: B338


Diameter: 7.5cm; 2.98in 

Height: 9.0cm; 3.55in


Religion and Denomination: Ocha (Cuba, Yoruba)
Transatlantic Family of Religion: Orisha
Country of Origin: Cuba
Ethnographic Origin: Cuban (Caribbean)
Materials: Copper
Usage: Ritual (non-yet-used)
Detailed Description of Significance:

Made to serve as an embodiment of the personal fate of a devotee of the Santeria/Ocha goddess Oya when prescribed by divination.  The arrow on top alludes to the goddess’s primordial association with hunters.