Objects
Cuckoo’s image. Oroche
Cuckoo’s image. Oroche
Title
Cuckoo’s image
Ethnic groups
Oroche
Territory
Ussuri Krai, river Bikin, village Lokhozen
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Wood; wood
Dimensions
length 21.5; length 23.5
Number
РЭМ 1870-43/2
Annotation
Kokoo, a shamanic cult object. A wooden image of cuckoo. It was placed on a pole installed at the shaman’s dwelling place or at the shaman’s place of prayer. The cuckoo was the image of the shaman’s helper ghost.