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Guardian figure (anthropomorphic; used against birds and spirits), , made of vegetable fibre, with bamboo stiffeners. Coloured black, red and natural.
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Height: 121 centimetres
Weight: 1.63 kilograms (weighed on perspex support)
Width: 110 centimetres
Depth: 1.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Registrer says: "Information porvided by donor suggets that this comes from the KATU. but two nearly identical specimens in the Musee de l'Homme are from the DIE (neighbours of the KATU); these were probably collected at the same time. See Eth Doc 1680.
Set in the rice fields to scare both birds and evil spirits.
Later information by donor: Peng-Ciel-Peng village, DIE tribe, 30 kilometers north of the last fort, Dacsut. DIE are to the north of the SEDANG tribe. Scarecrows represent both men and bird, made by men, probably due to SEDANG influence."
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