R/6/868 – drawing of a man holding some hair (?) and a pendulum

Collection Number:
R/6/868
Object name:
drawing of a man holding some hair (?) and a pendulum
Object type:
Drawing
Languages:
Dutch,English
Book titles referenced:
Sexuality in religion and magic
People referenced:
N.S. Polak Sr.

The man holds a bunch of hair ‘a’ and pendulum ‘b’ on a rope, which hangs above point ‘c’. Two shapes on the ground ‘d’ and ‘e’. ‘Bij Aant. [with notes] 1950, fol. 109, documentatie § 4/1950, N.S. Polak Sr. Bij [with] *, F4, teovoegen [add]: “dat het Christendom geen oorspronkelijke godsdienst is, maar onstond uit een vruchtbaarheidsrite” [that Christianity is not an original religion, but arose from a fertility-rite]. Zie [see]: “Sexuality and religion in magic”, fol. 110a, c. II, p. 354. S.’