Borneo Dayak Wood Ancestor or Guardian Figure (Hampatong)
Borneo Dayak Wood Ancestor or Guardian Figure (Hampatong) Borneo Dayak Wood Ancestor or Guardian Figure (Hampatong) Borneo Dayak Wood Ancestor or Guardian Figure (Hampatong) Borneo Dayak Wood Ancestor or Guardian Figure (Hampatong)

Borneo Dayak Wood Ancestor or Guardian Figure (Hampatong)

Ref: S-117-0191
An antique, Southeast Asian (Borneo Island, Indonesia) wooden statue or hampatong from Borneo meant to represent a guardian or ancestor. These figures were also used to mark territories. It shows weathering that may indicate it was buried at some point. The wood is very heavy and may be ironwood.
DATE
Early 20th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 12 Depth 7 Height 47 in.
CONDITION
Note: one arm missing.
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