Objects
Bird’s image. Nanais
Bird’s image. Nanais
Title
Bird’s image
Ethnic groups
Nanais
Territory
Ussuri Krai, river Anyui, village Dulyalya
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Dimensions
length 9.5; width 3.0
Number
РЭМ 1871-1
Annotation
A cult object. Sevu norn, or kassa, is a small figurine of a night bird. Its back has two holes for suspending on a string or fitting on a pole. It was used by shamans in curing rituals.