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Art and Oracle: African Art and Rituals of Divination
LaGamma, Alisa, with an essay by John Pemberton III (2000)
This title is in print.
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Acknowledgments

Director's Foreword
Philippe de Montebello

Introduction
Alisa LaGamma

Map of Sub-Saharan Africa
John Pemberton III

Catalogue

Oracular Sculpture: Figurative Divination Instruments

Visual Metaphors: Ifa Divination Instruments

Dynamic Devices: Kinetic Oracles

Visual Commentaries: Sets of Divination Signs

Invoking the Spirits: Musical Devices

Emblems of Enlightenment and Power: Diviners' Insignias

Empowering the Individual: Diviners' Prescriptions

The Iconography of Divination: Monuments of Divine Insight

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