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Aso

Kenyah-Kayan Dayak, East Borneo, Indonesia
19th Century

Provenance: Dominique Rabier, Brussels. Published: Indo-Pacific Art, 2018 fig. 3

The Aso is an important mythological creature in Dayak culture. This example comes from a funerary structure. Some of these were kept outside, while others were placed below overhanging cliffs and in caves.

Aso

Kenyah-Kayan Dayak, East Borneo, Indonesia
19th Century

Provenance: Dominique Rabier, Brussels. Published: Indo-Pacific Art, 2018 fig. 3

The Aso is an important mythological creature in Dayak culture. This example comes from a funerary structure. Some of these were kept outside, while others were placed below overhanging cliffs and in caves.