ALA; PSYCHOPOMPS Limited Edition Print

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ALA; PSYCHOPOMPS Limited Edition Print

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psychopomp

/ˈsʌɪkə(ʊ)pɒmp/

noun

  1. (in Greek mythology) a guide of souls to the place of the dead.

    • the spiritual guide of a living person's soul.

      "a psychopomp figure who stays by her and walks in her dreams"

THIS IS ALA; AN AFRICAN IGBO PSYCHOPOMP. SHE IS THE FEMALE DEITY OF EARTH, FERTILITY, MORALITY AND CREATIVITY. SHE RULES OVER THE UNDERWORLD AMD HOLDS THE DECEASED’S ANCESTORS IN HER WOMB. SHE JUDGES HUMAN ACTIONS AGAINST TABOOS OR CRIMES COMMITTED AND SENDS HER PYTHON AS A MESSENGER FROM THE UNDERWORLD TO DO HER BIDDING. HER SYMBOL IS THE CRESCENT MOON AND THE YAM IS THE GIFT TO THE LIVING. THIS GICLÉE FINE ART PRINT IS A3 IN SIZE, IS A LIMITED EDITION OF 10, IS SIGNED, DATED AND NUMBERED AND COMES WITH CELLOPHANE AND BACKBOARD, READY FOR YOU TO FRAME.

ALA IS ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN ORIGINAL, BUT IS CURRENTLY ON EXHIBIT SO IS NOT AVAILABLE TO BUY RIGHT NOW, BUT YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE IN THE THE ORIGINAL ARTWORKS SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE.


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