'Kashekesheke' Divination Instrument - Luba people, D.R. Congo (0327)
'Kashekesheke' Divination Instrument - Luba people, D.R. Congo (0327)
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'Kashekesheke' Divination Instrument - Luba people, D.R. Congo (0327)

$985.00
This divination instrument was used in informal divination ceremonies for the everyday person, usually performed in the streets or markets. The diviner and the client (who seeks communication and guidance with their spirits to remedy an ailment, either physical or emotional) each hold one ėarmķ of the divination instrument. The word ėKashekeshekeķ references the ėswishingķ sounds as the diviner and client move the instrument together. A literal translation of ėKashekeshekeķ also means, ėTo Vomit the Truth.ķ Luba folklore and proverb speak of this divination ceremony describing it as such, ėThere is no liar in Kashekesheke divination, because you are holding the instrument, and so am I.ķ The diviner holds medicinal herbs in their other hand as this divination instrument is used, all in the hopes of accessing their client's familial spirits for healing purposes.

Dimensions: 8" height x 1 1/2" width x 3 1/2" depth

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