Small amulet figure "hampatong", Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia.

Such statuettes were made by the medicine man to ward off diseases.

Wood, blackened, partly shiny dark brown patina, damage on the right ear, rising from a small base, carved with eye-lets at the bottom for support, with the arms worked close to the body, both hands resting on the chest, surmounted by a round head with simplified facial features, on perspex base.

H: 13,4, cm, H: 5,3 inch.

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