- Study and practice of ritual activities intended to control or influence human or natural events through the invocation of external and impersonal mystical forces beyond the ordinary human sphere; typical ritual activities include the manipulation of special objects and the recitation of spells. [October 1994 scope note added; related term added.]
Dimensions: 301 x 302 mm (11.9 x 11.9 in.)
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b. born 1936
301 x 302 mm (11.9 x 11.9 in.).
663 x 476 mm (26.1 x 18.7 in.).
DAC accession number 2010.10.4.
Gift of Nancy Anello and John Anello, 2010.
(photo: J. Giammatteo)