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Melanau fishing fetishes


Melanau fishing fetishes
Forani Collection
Cat. No: IN74-1174 and 1175

Fishing fetishes of carved bone in the form of two spirit figures represented as naked crowned men riding turtles. 20th century, Melanau people, Borneo. L 5.50 cm. H 11.00 cm. and L 7.50 cm. H 11.00 cm. Acquired: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Photo: John Noone IMG_1594.jpg

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