Puppet of the Indonesian wayang shadow theater  ^ Indonesian Wayang Inscribed in 2003  on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of  Humanity  http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?pg=00011

Puppet of the Indonesian wayang shadow theater ^ Indonesian Wayang Inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2003

arjuna, wayang kulit, indonesian culture

Wayang is an ancient Javanese word meaning “shadow” or “ghost.” It is also the name for the traditional sacred dramas of Java and Bali. There are seven main forms of wayang, but wayang kulit, or shadow-puppet theater,

Leather Wayang Kulit Puppet

As the name implies, shadow puppets are made from animal skin (buffalo, cow or goat). Shadow puppets are used to perform the play from the .

Petruk(javanese) ; Dawala (sundanese) : original Indonesian/javanese comic character - javanese leather puppet

Petruk(javanese) ; Dawala (sundanese) : original Indonesian/javanese comic character - javanese leather puppet

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