Objects
Sevokhi, an idol. Oroche
Sevokhi, an idol. Oroche
Title
Sevokhi, an idol
Ethnic groups
Oroche
Territory
river Ma, Soviet harbor
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Dimensions
length 7.0; width 2.0; height 2.5
Number
РЭМ 1870-1/1
Annotation
Sevokhi mafa is a cult object, a curing idol. It is a figurine of a bear standing on four paws carved from unpainted wood. It was made by the shaman’s instructions against general indisposition. It was believed that the forest ghost sends diseases and cure.