Shaman’s protective spirit ”Ayami”

Shaman’s protective spirit ”Ayami”
H:31cm, Wood
Nanai people (Goldi) East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Fire Patron Spirit ”Podya”

Fire Patron Spirit ”Podya”
H:11,5cm Wood
Nanai People (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Protective Spirit ”Khapo”

Protective Spirit ”Khapo”
(Tigress with a rider)
L:30cm Wood
Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Spirit ”Duenteni”

Spirit ”Duenteni” (Small bear)
L:8cm Wood
Nanai People (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Shaman’s Helper Spirit in Underworld ”Khere”

Shaman’s Helper Spirit in Underworld ”Khere” (Frog)
Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Patron Spirit ”Ayami”

Patron Spirit ”Ayami”
with a ”crown” of seven spirits
H:14cm Wood and Traded Beads
Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Patron Spirit ”Mue Duengeni”

Patron Spirit ”Mue Duengeni” (Bear)
H:22,5 Wood
Nanai people(Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Protective Twins Spirits ”Sangraw”

Protective Twins Spirits ”Sangraw”
H:26,5cm Wood
Nanai People (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Spirit ”Aya” (Tortoise) from the water cult

Spirit ”Aya” (Tortoise) from the water cult
L:9cm Wood
Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Idol ”Namo Gasani” (Duck)

Idol ”Namo Gasani” (Duck)
Symbolizing connection Sky-Forest-Water
H:11cm Wood
Nanai people(Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Idol,cult group ”Ado Adiltani” (Snake)

Idol,cult group ”Ado Adiltani”(Snake)
H:8cm Wood
Nanai people(Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Winged Patron Spirit ”Masi”

Winged Patron Spirit ”Masi”
H:26cm Wood,Traded Beads.
Nanai people(Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Ado Adiltani

Helper Spirit in the form of two lizards
cult group ”Ado Adiltani”
L:21cm Wood
Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Sogdata

Shaman’s Helper Spirit in the Water World
”Sogdata” (Fish)
L:22cm Wood, Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Patron Spirit ”Kalgamu”

Patron Spirit ”Kalgamu”
H:57cm Wood,Traded Beads
Nanai People (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Protective Spirit ”Khapo” (Tigress)

Protective Spirit ”Khapo” (Tigress)
L:24cm Wood
Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Helper Spirit

Helper Spirit
L:26cm Wood,Leather
Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Idol ”Karpani” (Fish)

Idol ”Karpani” (Fish)
from the Water Cult
L:14cm Wood
Nanai People (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895

Winged Spirit ”Podya” (Fire Patron)

Winged Spirit ”Podya” (Fire Patron)
H:18,5cm Wood
Nanai people (Goldi)
East Siberia

Literature:
Shimkevich,
Materials for the Study
of Shamanism Among the Goldi

Khabarovsk, 1896

Von Shrenk
Die Völker des Amurlandes
St.Petersburg 1895