Objects
Sevokhi, a cult object. Oroche
Sevokhi, a cult object. Oroche
Title
Sevokhi, a cult object
Ethnic groups
Oroche
Territory
Ussuri Krai, river Anyui, village Tormasun
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Wood; cloth: cotton
Dimensions
length 27.0
Number
РЭМ 1870-54
Annotation
Sevokhi dzaigda, a cult object. It consists of two debarked wooden sticks. The upper end symbolizes a human head, the other one is pointed for sticking in the ground; tied together with a red cloth rag. They were used as home protectors and hunting ghosts.