Ancestral medecine horn

28,00 

Sumatra carved medicine horn on a metal base, closed with a wooden stopper surmounted by a bone sculpture representing a yene.

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Description

In the Indonesian traditional medicine, this ancestral medecine horn served as a receptacle for ointments and powders. This medicine horn was used by healers. The Yene, ancestor figure, represented seated with elbows on knees and a hat, helped to come into contact with the spirit of dead for offerings or for advice. Handmade in Indonesia.

Additional information

Material

Horn, wood, bone

Color

Natural tones

Origin

Indonesia

Dimensions

8 X 7 X 42 cm

Weight

0.417 Kg

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