Posts tagged Indigenous Sculpture

Hantung Gunong (Jah Hut)

Hantung Gunong (Jah Hut)

An indigenous sculpture.  Hantu Gunong (Jah Hut).  Lives on high mountain tops and delights in pushing men down.  A collection from Muzium Negara.

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Spirit Ketam (Mah Meri)

Spirit Ketam (Mah Meri)

An indigenous sculpture. Spirit Ketam (Mah Meri).  Keen to destroy human beings because it was a man cursed into becoming the first crab in the world.  A collection from National Art Gallery.

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Hantu Gunong (Jah Hut)

Hantu Gunong (Jah Hut)

 

An indigenous sculpture.  Spirit Belangkas (Mah Meri).  King-crab which when separated from its wife develops a taste for human flesh.  A collection from National Art Gallery.

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Spirit Lembu (Mah Meri)

An indigenous scripture.  Spirit Lembu (Mah Meri).  A human being who was forced to be a cow in order to escape the haunting of evil influences.  A collection from National Art Gallery.

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Ebrahil (Jah Hut)

Ebrahil (Jah Hut)

An indigenous sculpture. Ebrahil (Jah Hut).  Spirit from the setting sun which moulded A’dam, the First man, out of crushed water lilies.  A collection from Muzium Negara.

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Spirit Bojos (Mah Meri)

Spirit Bojos (Mah Meri)

An Indigenous Sculpture.  Spirit Bojos (Mah Meri).  A man-eating female spirit which is afraid to stand under trees for fear of water from the leaves falling into her upturned nose.  A collection from Muzium Negara. 

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