A fetish head representing Eleggua, the Santeria Orisha of doorways and crossroads. These effigies are made of items sacred to Eleggua, with cowries for facial features. They are most commonly placed behind or near doors for protection, or kept on altars to receive offerings (ebo) made to the Orisha.

To learn more about Eleggua: Eleggua

Eleggua Image Gallery

Pronunciation: Vayv or vay-vay • (noun)

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