The Batak of Northern Sumatra were one of the few canabalistic tribes to have a written script of their own. It is related to the Brahmi of India and ancient Javanese writing systems. It is believed to be derived from Sanskrit.
Carved camphor wood stopper depicts an unusual stylized horse-like singa/protection deity.
Inscribed bamboo cylinder with camphor wood base and water buffalo rims
Overall dimensions: 5.5" x 1.75"
Please note: Stopper is a bit loose
You will receive the item in the photograph.
Handcrafted in Sumatra