A Dani Je stone

Availability: In Stock

A Dani Je stone.
Stock Number:
t4705
$ 500.00

Description

A Dani Je stone.
A wealth object of black slate with plaited orchid fibre decoration.
Accompanied by woven shell wealth belt and woven net used in wealth transactions.
Je stones are imported from the neighbouring Jalemo people and function as bride price, in addition to their use in important commercial transactions and ceremonies of birth, death and initiation.

 

Origin:

Dani people, Baliem Valley, Irian Jaya

Dimensions:

Length of stone: 58 cm

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