Wooden ancestor figure -house post-

Ref : Dayak 195

Wooden ancestor figure -house post- Hampatong  collected from the Melawi tribes of central Borneo, this post erected right in front of the house depict a Janus style ancestor figure, protector of the clan, a boar and a turtle in one side with the averall showing signs of erosion with remnant of old paint.

Height : 242 cm / 95 inches

Estimated age: Early to midle 20th century