• Short Summary

    PRINCE AGOLI-AGBO, DESCENDANT OF THE LAST KING OF ABOMEY AND PRINCE SAGBADJOU, THE LAST DIRECT DESCENDANT OF KING BEHANZIN, ATTENDED A SACRIFICIAL CEREMONY AT THE FETISH TEMPLE OF ZONADONOU IN HONOUR OF THE GODS.

  • Description


    SACRIFICING CALF AND LAMBS OUTSIDE TEMPLE, PRINCES AND CHIEFTAINS AT CEREMONY.




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    Background: PRINCE AGOLI-AGBO, DESCENDANT OF THE LAST KING OF ABOMEY AND PRINCE SAGBADJOU, THE LAST DIRECT DESCENDANT OF KING BEHANZIN, ATTENDED A SACRIFICIAL CEREMONY AT THE FETISH TEMPLE OF ZONADONOU IN HONOUR OF THE GODS.

    A CALF AND TWO LAMBS WERE SLAUGHTERED AS OFFERINGS TO THE GODS NENSUHUE AND TOHOSSOU. FETISH DANCERS CARRIED THE HEAD OF THE CALF IN A CIRCLE AS A CLIMAX TO THE CEREMONY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3D0YI2DNE3QTFOO4TRKFJLODZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3D0YI2DNE3QTFOO4TRKFJLODZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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