A traditional Hampatong made of carved ironwood. Hampatong are an important part of the traditional religion of the Dayak people. Hampatong represent an ancestor or protective figure and are used to repel evil spirits.
Made in Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia, the sculpture now resides in the Museum of Art & History (Cinquantenaire Museum) in Brussels, Belgium. 3D image made with CapturingReality.
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Marchal, G. (2019, April 19). Hampatong from Kalimantan. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/443/
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Hampatong from Kalimantan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 19, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/443/.
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Hampatong from Kalimantan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Apr 2019. Web. 24 Aug 2019.