Kamoro Tame Statue
Kamoro sculpture is an integral part of their sacred culture and only the sculptor’s descendants can produce carvings with very expressive stripes with simple tools. Sculptures of human carvings are included in the highest culture and spectacular carving works of the Kamoro tribe known as Wemawe for the Western Kamoro or Iwamapaku for the eastern Kamoro, a pillar of spirit that is considered a family protector for both the living and their homes and property. Weamawe statue, every carving part has meaning. The cross mark on the side of the statue is the navel application while the bottom carving is called tawakiro which is the application of whale teeth. Why whale teeth? Because they often see large whales on the beach and consider the whales as their ancestors (erkawe).
Material : Made From One Piece Solid Wood. Trembesi Wood (Albizia Saman)
Dimension : L = 388, W = 100, H = 107 millimeter
Weight : 876 gram