This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Nyame Dua.
Tree of god or altar.
Symbol of God's presence and protection
The Nyame Dua is a sacred spot where rituals are performed. Erected in front of the house or compound, it is crafted from a tree that has been cut where three or more branches come together. This stake holds an earthenware vessel filled with water and herbs or other symbolic materials for purification and blessing rituals.
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has crossing lines.
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