Dedicating the Bull for Sacrifice

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Chanting over a bull

At the house dedication ceremony for Sun’s new house, the day started with the sacrifice of a young bull. The killing was performed by the male participants. After wrestling the bull down there was a ceremony of chanting over the bull, to prepare him for death.

Photograph Copyright © 2004 Michael Babcock
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Last updated 5 June 2004.