Dakipanku sevokhi, an image of deity - patron of hunt
river Hungari, Primorsky Oblast, Ussuri Krai, village Yulu
late 19th - early 20th century
Wood; leather (elk – Alces alces); fur: natural: hide (elk – Alces alces); glass (glass beads)
Wooden anthropomorphic one-legged figurine with "wings". The carving on the face of the figurine indicates the nose, mouth, brow ridges; eyes are marked by beads. The sevokha costume consists of: an elk skin with a pile (“outerwear”), a fur cap, a plate made of rovduga. There are two bundles of straps on the back, and a wooden cuckoo figurine on the head. They were made according to shaman's instructions. Abstract by V.V. Gorbacheva
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