This priest, covered in black charcoal and red clay, has become exhausted after performing many superhuman feats and is held by an attendant at the climax of his possession. The devotion to their gods, shown by priests and priestesses at public rituals, compels powerful belief among worshipers.


  • Title: Possessed Ashanti Priest Receiving Assistance
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1995
  • Location: Ghana
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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