RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine

RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine
RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine

RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine

This rare carved wood depicts a "behique" (shaman) in a trace state, seated on a Duho (carved seat) engaged in a Cohoba ritual. Was a shamanic ritual in which the. Mediated between men and the gods to ensure the well-being of the individuals and society.

Communication with gods was achieved by snuffing a hallucinogenic drug called cohoba. Dimensions: 10.5" Height x 6.75" Width (Shoulder to shoulder) x 3.5 Depth. Condition: Antique - wear and patina is commensurate with its age. There is a white mark (paint maybe) on the right arm. Please see all pictures and ask questions.

This is a very old item. From an Old Caribbean family collection. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "antiki2012" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.


RARE TAINO Zemi Behique Shaman Carved from LIGNUM VITAE WOOD Statue Figurine