#2 MEDICINE CONTAINER Carved BONE Bali Timur Statue - For Sale
#2 MEDICINE CONTAINER Carved BONE Bali Timur Statue
Borneoartifact item number: MC 0202 Old Batak BONE container. The body(real cow bone, hollow inside) were used for storing traditional medicines and sometimes jewelry. Batak text motifs ( I believe a form of calender) are carved on the bone piece. The stopper resembling a Batak man and animal figurine is carved from wood.Circa 1980. Height: 30 cm / 11.8 inches Diameter: 3 cm / 1.2 inch Bone only: 8 cm / 3.1 inches long Weight: 0.1 kg / 0.22 lb Batak is a collective term used to identify a number of ethnic groups found in the highlands of North Sumatra Indonesia.