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The Spirited Mosaics of Ghana

© Lillian Sizemore

Left Detail from“Spirits and Folklore of Ghana”

The pictorial mural depicts Anansi the spider trickster hanging from a lush tree, and Numo Borketey Lawe—the widely recognized protector of Nungua—surrounded by detailed elements of his story such as his footprint enshrined on the rocks, a fish with a special message, and magic powers.

Nungua, Ghana, July 2004