305 Antique Batak Shaman Calendar Folk Art

Batak Shaman Calendar made of bone.

Estimated to be from the late 1800s - early 1900s

Artistically executed drawing and carving of letters and figures.

Complex system of maintaining dates and events

The paper used to translate the details is scanned and available (courtesy Derek Scott, Canada)

About 18 inches long


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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