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Bahau Shamans Figure Bahau Dayak, East Kalimantan Indonesia

Bahau Shamans Figure Bahau Dayak, East Kalimantan Indonesia

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H: 19 cm (approx. 8”)
Estimated age: end of the 19th or early 20th century
Provenance: Austrian private collection

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Bahau Shamans Figure Bahau Dayak, East Kalimantan Indonesia

Bahau Shamans Figure Bahau Dayak, East Kalimantan Indonesia


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800 €

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The Bahau people are a sub-ethnic group of the Dayak people, who mostly inhabit East Kalimantan and some areas in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Most Dayaks have still a form of native religious practice viewed by Western standards as a pagan religion because of its shamanic rituals.This old shaman’s sculpture depicting an anthropomorphic figure shows scarifications on the body and one hand holding a small sword-like motif. Dark brown patina.