• Ifugao Igorot Rice God Statue

    Ifugao Igorot rice god statue from Kiagan region, Philippine Islands, blackened from many layers of blood from sacrificial animal offered to propitiate the many gods present in the Ifugao pantheon.

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  • Ilfugao Ritual Items Container

    Box is essential to all Ifugao pagan rituals, square black wood with wooden patched cover, contains bamboo spikes used in killing sacrificial pig, betel nuts chewed by every Ifugao, blood dipped feath…

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  • Woven burial blanket with abstract designs

    Navy, red and natural stipes with geometric design, short fringe. Blanket used for wrapping corpse for final placement in burial house of cave Colors denote standing in society. More colors denote hig…

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  • Ifugao Bongi Bong

    Bongi Bong, Used by the Ifugaos during religious ceremonial when murdered person's relatives and friends gather to select his avenger. The two pieces of the bongi bong are struck together at stated in…

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  • Ifugao Igorot Rice God Statue

    Ifugao Igorot rice god statue from Kiagan region, Philippine Islands, blackened from many layers of blood from sacrificial animal offered to propitiate the many gods present in the Ifugao pantheon.

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  • Striped burial blanket

    Brown, white, black.

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  • Three Coconut Ungud Cups

    Cup used by priests for sipping rice wine while chanting incantation invoking good will of gods. Carved wood, round, 7 points on rim, dark outside, light inside.

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