Objects
Tiger’s image. Nanais
Tiger’s image. Nanais
Title
Tiger’s image
Ethnic groups
Nanais
Territory
Ussuri Krai, river Ussuri, village Lnchikovo
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Dimensions
height 8.4; width 1.9
Number
РЭМ 1871-41
Annotation
Sevuen amba, a shamanic cult object: a wooden figurine of a tiger standing on four paws. The tiger’s image was made by the shaman for himself. Sometimes it is installed on a stick at the shaman’s house (for which an opening is provided in the tiger’s back).