Yoruba Divination Tray, Nigeria (YDT2)
Title: Divination Tray
Description: A carved, wooden tray is the pivotal instrument used
in Ifa divination consultation. After dusting powdered
Kola nuts across the tray’s surface, the diviner records
numerologically significant patterns in the chalky coat-
ing. He then interprets these symbols according to
hundreds of sacred verses he has memorized & relates
the message to his client. The face of Eshu, the mes-
senger of the gods, is prominently featured on the tray.
Eshu’s mystical abilities, reveals the secrets of fate and
the potential for changing it.
11.75"h x 15.75"w x .50"d, includes stand, height on stand 14.75"h