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 a warrior atop a singa/guardian deity.
Inscribed bamboo cylinder with camphor wood base and water buffalo rims
Overall dimensions: 11.5" x 2.5"
You will receive the item in the photograph.
Handcrafted in Sumatra