3 BATAK POLES, Sumatra Tunggal Panaluan no Dayak #2 - For Sale
3 BATAK POLES, Sumatra Tunggal Panaluan no Dayak #2
TO030 Height: 163 - 186 cm / 64.2 & 73.2 inches Diameter(largest point): 5.5 - 7 cm / 2.2 - 2.8 inches Weight: 4.6 kg / 10.1 lb After packing: 9 kg / 19.8 lb These Toba Batak ceremonial pole was carved from single tree trunks in the late 1990s, medium hard wood by the Toba Batak in Sumatra for their rituals in connection with headhuntings, farmings and initiation for young men in the past. During such ceremonies especially the save, men who participated in the rituals had to eat plain rice on banana leaves for 5 consecutive days, to abstain from any contact with women or indulge in any act that would provoke the deities protecting them.
Regional & Ethnic Antiques
Seller Details :
ASIAN BORNEO ARTIFACT ARTS ANTIQUES & CULTURAL HERITAGE http://borneoartifact.com