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Witch-doctoring stick
Title Witch-doctoring stick
Title2 Ritual wood-carving
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Anthropology
Object Type Anthropology
Main Material Wood
Manufacturing Technique Carved, painted
Country India
Origin Place Nicobar Islands
Find Place Showra Islands, Nicobar Islands
Period / Year of Work 20th century CE
Dimensions Lt. 26 cms
Detailed Description This is a little painted wood carving stick used for witch- doctoring practices. The painted face resembles the Thai Hanuman. It was collected at Showra Islands on 12th March, 1962.
Brief Description This is a wood carving used for witch-doctoring practices.