book (documentary artefacts)

Manual of Yoruba Orixas. This manual relates to Yemanja.

Old exhibition label reads: A set of 12 manuals describing the attributes of Yoruba orixas/orishas or deities in Brazil. The colour of each book cover is specific to that particular deity. Grupo de Communicacao Tres, Sao Paulo, Brazil Presented by Mr & Mrs C. Tribe.

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