Objects
Ongon Borto (mask) - family's ongon (patron spirit). Buryats
Ongon Borto (mask) - family's ongon (patron spirit). Buryats
Title
Ongon Borto (mask) - family's ongon (patron spirit)
Ethnic groups
Buryats
Territory
East Siberia, Irkutsk Guberniya, Balagansky Uyezd
Date
late 19th century
Collectors-person
Khangalov M.N.
Material
Wood; fur: fur: leather; metal
Dimensions
length 33.0; width max 25.5
Corpus
Peoples of Siberia and Far East
Number
РЭМ 1635-29/1
Annotation
It portrayed the elder Borto: according to one legend, he was a warrior of the Khangin clan, who migrated from Manchuria in the 17th century; according to another legend - a great shaman. Ongon Borto was kept in a yurt and revered as the spirit of the ancestor - the patron of the Buryats.