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.
- KMKGAccessed 19 Apr 2019.
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Marchal, G. (2019, April 19). Hampatong from Kalimantan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/443/hampatong-from-kalimantan/
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Hampatong from Kalimantan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 19, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/443/hampatong-from-kalimantan/.
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Hampatong from Kalimantan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Apr 2019. Web. 15 Jun 2021.