Objects
Sevokhi, a cult object. Oroche
Sevokhi, a cult object. Oroche
Title
Sevokhi, a cult object
Ethnic groups
Oroche
Territory
Ussuri Krai, river Kusun
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Wood; paint
Dimensions
height 24.0
Number
РЭМ 1870-44
Annotation
Sevokhi amnyakhu, a shamanic cult object carved from wood, anthropomorphic, with a bear's head, straddled legs slightly bent at the knees, and arms (paws) carved in relief. In the front part of the body is a through hole for fitting on a pole. Usually it was installed at the shaman’s dwelling place or at the shaman’s place of prayer.