Objects
Amulet. Nanais
Amulet. Nanais
Title
Amulet
Ethnic groups
Nanais
Territory
Far East, Ussuri Krai
Date
early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Wood; glass (beads); glass
Dimensions
height 24.0; base 7.0 x 5.5
Number
РЭМ 1871-44
Annotation
Dzulen, a curing cult object. An anthropomorphic hunchback figurine without arms and legs, with a sharp face and a round head, and with blue beads for eyes. The back is covered with scars. The idol was used by a man with a bad back.