Batak Museum.  Located in Samosir Island, right on the center of Toba Lake, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Batak Museum located in Samosir Island, right in the center of Toba Lake, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Architectural Ornament, late 19th–early 20th century Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia Wood, paint

Architectural ornament [Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia], The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3figureDogondoor

17 x x 79 cm) This “door” is more a window than a door. It closes an opening to the adobe granaries in which the Dogon store their grain. The figures protect the grain inside from mold, insects and all other threats.

Portret van twee Karo Batak vrouwen op de trap van een huis Date 1910-1930 Source Tropenmuseum

Portret van twee Karo Batak vrouwen op de trap van een huis Date 1910-1930 Source Tropenmuseum

Architectural Ornament (Singa) Date: late 19th–early 20th century Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra Culture: Toba Batak people Medium: Wood, paint Dimensions: H. 29 x W. 14 x D. 15 in. (73.7 x 35.6 x 38.1 cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture Credit Line: Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988 Accession Number: 1988.143.170 On view in Gallery 355

The central image in Toba Batak art is the singa, a supernatural creature whose likeness protects individuals, homes, and communities from malevolent supernatural forces. The name singa derives from the Sanskrit word meaning lion

Indonesian dwelling 1. People of the Batak Toba and Toraja tribes, living on the islands of Sumatra and Sulawesi, live in villages composed of many of these boat-like houses.

A traditional Batak house in Sumatra, Indonesia, is part of an exhibit at Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany. Photo by Deidi Von Schaewen.

Batak carving with mythical beast the singa. Architectural panel munung early 20th century  Toba Batak people, North Sumatra   Carved wood, Height 94cm  Carved with the representation of a singa

Batak carving with mythical beast the singa. Architectural panel munung early century Toba Batak people, North Sumatra Carved wood, Height Carved with the representation of a singa

batak in carvings - Google Search Batak sculpture. Made on Sumatra by the Batak people. 1940-1950. Price on request. In the little hole at the bottom the ashes of the deceased is preserved

batak in carvings - Google Search Batak sculpture. Made on Sumatra by the Batak people. 1940-1950. Price on request. In the little hole at the bottom the ashes of the deceased is preserved

Indonesia ~ North Sumatra | Bracelet; brass | Toba Batak | 19th to early 20th century

Indonesia ~ North Sumatra | Bracelet; brass | Toba Batak | 19th to early 20th century

Karo Batak people, north Sumatra, Indonesia   Mask [topeng] 19th–early 20th century  wood

Topeng mask, century, from the Karo Batak people, northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Sommet de bâton magique, Insulinde, Batak, groupe Toba, Indonésie. Ile de Sumatra

Sommet de bâton magique, Insulinde, Batak, groupe Toba, Indonésie. Ile de Sumatra

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