Objects
Otter’s heart, a cult object. Oroche
Otter’s heart, a cult object. Oroche
Title
Otter’s heart, a cult object
Ethnic groups
Oroche
Territory
Ussuri Krai, river Kusun
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Dimensions
length 11.0
Number
РЭМ 1870-52
Annotation
Myaenki myauva, a curing cult object. A tree’s beard with shavings wrapped in bark symbolized an otter’s heart. It served as an amulet against cough.