Art of the Amur : Ancient Art of the Russian Far East by Alexei Okladnikov

By Alexei Okladnikov

Contemporary archaeological reveals close to the Amur River have exposed a really historic tradition that relates on to the present-day peoples residing within the comparable common region of Siberia.... There can infrequently be one other position on this planet the place an historical artwork is so heavily interwoven with modern existence. lots of the archaeological and ethnographic gadgets proven during this booklet belong to 2 sessions -- the Neolithic and the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Incised One 41. on a basalt rock. of the earliest representations characteristic of the archaic style. The holes in the body indicate that the animal has been magically "killed" by hunters. C. Sikachi-Alian, Khabarovsk district, Khabarovsk territory. In MIHPP since 1974. 43 Idol shaped length 46. like a tiger. paint. On 18, of red cloth, the eyes On two snakes of blue beads. in relief; Wood. Height The tongue on each the back, side, a circle in black the forehead, a relief image of a skull. Orochi, 19th-20th century.

Olcha, early 20th century. Bulava, Ulchsky Khabarovsk territory. FEAE, 1968-69 (collected by V. Timokhin). MIHPP, Inv. Nos. MMM4>-385, 386, 389. district, 29 Idol-talisman. Height 49. 24 On Wood, a painted design of At the back two late fox-fur, leather. the chest and belly, animals and birds. straps. Orochi, Udeghe, 19th-20th century. Dynmi River (tributary of the Aniuy), Nanaisky district, Khabarovsk territory. Collected by Arsenyev in 1911. SME, Inv. No. 1870-49. V. 30 Anthropomorphous idol.

MIHPP, Inv. Nos. MMM4>-385, 386, 389. district, 29 Idol-talisman. Height 49. 24 On Wood, a painted design of At the back two late fox-fur, leather. the chest and belly, animals and birds. straps. Orochi, Udeghe, 19th-20th century. Dynmi River (tributary of the Aniuy), Nanaisky district, Khabarovsk territory. Collected by Arsenyev in 1911. SME, Inv. No. 1870-49. V. 30 Anthropomorphous idol. Gray basalt. territory. Height 48. Probably a representation of the guardian spirit of a house, similar to the Nanai dzhulin described by ethnographers.

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