Ewe Venavi Twin Statuettes, Togo #334

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  • Ewe Venavi Twin Statuettes, Togo #334
  • Painted statuettes destined to the cult of twins.
  • Among the Ewe, these representations are named the Venavi.
  • The cults of twins are related to the important birth rate of twins in the region of Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana.
  • These types of statuettes are carved when one twin passes away. The statuette is therefore consecrated during a Voodoo ceremony. The “Venavi” twin is then honored and respected, like the living twin.
  • Measurements: 18×9×6 cm