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Funerals in Ghana: The Kane Kwei Workshop in Accra, with a selection of fantasy coffins. Photo by Jean-Michel Rousset via Wikimedia.

Funerals In Ghana & Fantasy Coffin Art

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Ghanaian coffins are often built to reflect the profession or standing of the deceased. Photograph: Jack Picone/Alamy

Ghanaians call for Fridays off as funerals take over weekends

Africa | Coffin made and painted to resemble a mermaid for Ga tribal priestess of sea god carried by funeral guests. Teshie, Ghana | ©Universal Images Group

Ghana, Teshie, Coffin made and painted to resemble a mermaid for Ga tribal priestess

Ghana Coffins

35 Creative Coffins From Ghana

Pepper and fish coffins ... I had nooooooooo idea this board would ever go in this direction lol lol lol lol

Unusual coffins of the Ga-Adangbe of the West African nation of Ghana. These elaborate coffins are usually crafted to reflect an essence of the deceased, in forms such as a character trait, an occupation, or a symbol of one's standing in the community.

Funerals in Ghana - A handmade Ghanaian fantasy coffin in the shape of a leopard. Photo by David Stanley via Flickr.

Funerals In Ghana & Fantasy Coffin Art

Funerals in Ghana - A handmade Ghanaian fantasy coffin in the shape of a leopard. Photo by David Stanley via Flickr.

Funerals in Ghana - Ghanians in traditional funeral attire mark the death of President John Atta Mills in 2012. Photo by Ghana Decides via Flickr.

Funerals In Ghana & Fantasy Coffin Art

Discover the incredible fantasy coffins and funeral rites of Ghana, where funerals are all about celebrating.

The amazing art of Ghanaian fantasy coffins, designed to look like animals and everyday objects

Funerals In Ghana & Fantasy Coffin Art

Discover the incredible fantasy coffins and funeral rites of Ghana, where funerals are all about celebrating.

The abebuu adekai spread rapidly through the Greater Accra Region, with many of the leading figures emerging from the Kane Kwei stable. <br /><br />Legendary carpenter Paa Joe, seen with a piano design, was Kwei's nephew and apprentice, and he went on to establish his own popular studio.

Funerals in Ghana - Famous fantasy coffin artist Paa Joe with one of his designs. Photo by Regula Tschumi via Wikimedia.

afrikanattire: Ashanti funeral in Kumasi, Ghana. I attended the Ashanti funeral in kumasi, is been a unique opportunity to understand the culture traditional Akan people.

Ashanti funeral in Kumasi, Ghana. I attended the Ashanti funeral in kumasi, is been a unique opportunity to understand the culture traditional Akan people.

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