Objects
Bear’s image. Nanais
Bear’s image. Nanais
Title
Bear’s image
Ethnic groups
Nanais
Territory
Ussuri Krai, river Ussuri, village Iman
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Dimensions
length 4.8
Number
РЭМ 1871-43
Annotation
Sevuen Duente yarga, a shamanic cult object. It is a wooden figurine of a bear with an anthropomorphic rider. The bear’s master has two small wings instead of arms; his belt is a snake with two heads. The shaman made it for himself.