figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Wooden apotropaic figure. One part of the wood has broken off, and lies separately. The arms are loose and there is a crack in the wood at the stomach. The figure has both arms partly raised, and has rope around the neck and feet. Cloth attached to the forehead using nails.

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