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Shaman's stool or bench made of wood and with a concave seat and pierced triangulated sides. It has been carved from the solid in the form of and decorated like a jaguar. The legs are as the limbs of the feline, the sides are stained red and it is further decorated with black chevrons and dots.
Width: 43.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1973:
Wood. Stool with a concave seat and pierced triangulated sides. Carved from the solid. Sides are stained red and decorations with black chevrons and dots.
Yequana. Shaman's bench, or seat, in the form of and decorated like a jaguar. The legs are as the limbs of a jaguar. Other forms also have a head, and/or head and tail carved in. Used by the shaman in trances when communicating with spirits.
- Not on display
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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