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Amulet


South Borneo
Ngaju
Wood
15 × 5.5 × 5.5 cm
Price: CHF 400.-
Inv. BO.08.023

Wooden Amulet used as the stopper to a bamboo container that was used to hold important objects, such as documents or talismans.

The carved section represents a maternity; its encrustations are attributed to the custom of pouring eggs, blood and other offering over amulets.

The carved section represents a maternity; its encrustations are attributed to the custom of pouring eggs, blood and other offering over amulets.

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