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Dybbuk

This image depicts a person carrying a Dybbuk. In Jewish mythology, a Dybbuk is a malicious possessing spirit believed to be the dislocated soul of a dead person. It leaves the host body once is accomplishes its goal.

Sometimes, to complete its goal a Dybbuk has to get help from a live person. This seems to be the case in this drawing. The man may be carrying the bones to a proper resting place, for example.

By Ephraim Moses Lilien.

Image from Wikimedia Commons, under Public Domain License. Information is from Wikipedia(CC BY-SA 3.0).