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Veve of Ogoun

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Veve of Ogoun

In the Yoruba religion, Ogun (or Ogoun, Ogún, Ogou, Ogum, Oggun) is an orisha (deity) and loa (spirit) who presides over iron, hunting, politics and war

He is the patron of smiths, and is usually displayed with a number of attributes: a machete or sabre, rum and tobacco. He is one of the husbands of Erzulie, Oshun, and Oya and a friend to Eshu.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Religious Symbols.

Veve of Ogoun is part of the Haitian Vodou, Veve groups.

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