African male and female statues or pretos velhos (old blacks). These represent the spirits of the slaves of ancestral spirits and are invoked for information about deceased friends of relatives.Imagens de homens e mulheres africanos, ou pretos velhos. Estes representam os espíritos de escravos ancestrais, os quais são invocados para darem informação sobre amigos e parentes falecidos.
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