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[Wellcome MS. Batak 335156]

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Description

Talisman made from a human shoulder blade inscribed with syllables supposed to be magic spells. Wrapped round with a worn piece of bark-cloth.

Physical description

17 x 9.5 cm

References note

Included in 'Indonesian manuscripts in Great Britain: Addenda et Corrigenda' / by M.C. Ricklefs and P. Voorhoeve. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, vol. 45, no. 2 (1982), pp. 303-305.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Batak


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    WMS Batak 335156

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