Tun Tun Pig Trap Amulet

Iban Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia, 19th century
Previous collection: Max Itzikowitz, Paris

This tun tun is carved in the classic hunkered form. It is carved from a hard wood and has a deep brown patina. This tun tun was used as a gauge for determining the height of the impaling spike set up in a trap to catch wild pigs.

The height is 20 inches.