Divinatory calendar Batak Indonesia
Bamboo cylinder 34.7 high by 6.5 cm in diameter, base 8 cm in diameter.
The succession of our Pau scholar has led us to many researches to discover the use of certain objects.
In all honesty and objectivity, without the Internet, given the mass of magazines, books and catalogs to consult in the documentation, we might have given up, which, admit it would have been a shame!
Well, there, it was easier by the fact that he had indicated the origin of this beautiful engraved bamboo cylinder: Batak of the name of the people living north of Sumatra in Indonesia. They use this type of engraved bamboo as a zodiac calendar to calculate the best auspices of life events.
Two opposite longitudinal slits, pierced by two small hanging holes at the top, very beautiful engraving decoration with in particular two dragons forming a circle and various writings.
The base and top are reinforced with a darker surround.
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