Hampatong - Dayak Ahe - Borneo

Ref : Dayak 200

Hampatong - Dayak Ahe - Borneo Extremely rare standing female ancestor figure collected from the Ahe tribes of central Borneo. This hampatong tajahan was kept inside the familial house with an other male figure to commemorate deceased  relatives and protect the clan from malevolent spirits, the removable armes are missing and the large ear lob with iron rings still attached. Carved from a single piece of ironwood with a deep black patina of age.

Height : 100 cm / 39 inch
Weight : 13 kg (iron display stand included)

Estimated age :
early 19th century