Objects
Frogs’ images. Nanais
Frogs’ images. Nanais
Title
Frogs’ images
Ethnic groups
Nanais
Territory
Ussuri Krai, village Khozengolu
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Dimensions
height 4.5; width 2.0
Number
РЭМ 1871-42
Annotation
Sevuen khara, a shamanic cult object. It is flat wooden figurines of frogs, to be sewn to the hem of the shaman’s shirt. They are images of the shaman’s helper ghosts.