Panhouin creation myth

The God formed the first man of clay, originally giving him the shape of a lizard, and put him in a pond, where he left him for seven days. At the end of that time, instead of a lizard a man came out of the pond. (Panthouin myth, Gabon) A.G.H.


Source:

Savil, Sheila. Pears Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends. “Western and Northern Europe, Central and Southern Africa.” London. Pelham Books Ltd. 1977. p. 155

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