DIMENSIONS: cm 28; cm 26 WEIGHT: 1.85 kg; 1.56 KG
On offer is an ancestor pole fragment and a roof top carved as an ancestor head.
in Timor these kind of objects are connected with the cult of ancestor and have several ritual functions.
Last pictures, personally taken on field, show a rooftop carving still installed on the traditional hut roof and two ancestral poles planted on the ground.
The wine bottle in the picture has the mere purpose of giving an idea about the size of the items.
- 1 Ancestor post, 1 Roof top carving
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Timor (west), Indonesia
- 2nd half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 28×9×9 cm
- 1.85 kg