Zuñi Prey god fetiches. The drying of he world. Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-1881, Read more: History of the… Read More
Apache Ghost dance. Ceremonial head gear. Annual Ethnology Report of the US Government. Lithographed by Sackett & Wilhelms. Printed in New York: c.1897. Read more: History of the Indian Tribes… Read More
The fingers were those of famous enemies, noted for their superior courage and bravery, whom the Cheyennes had killed in battle during their various wars.
The pattern shows a transformation of a Sassanid pattern of VI-VII. Century. The fabric itself belongs to the Byzantine period of the VII.-VIII. Century.
Persian priest or mullah in 1840.
Sufism is a collective term for movements in Islam that have ascetic tendencies and a spiritual orientation, often referred to by the word mysticism. A follower of Sufism is called a Sufist, a Sufi practitioner or dervish.
Back Figure of a Female Shaman, or Sorceress of Krasnajarsk. Front of the costume Une Shamane, ou Devineresse de Krasnajarsk, par derrière. THE Shamans are distinguished by a singular dress,… Read More
A Tungusian, Evenk Shaman in the Vicinity of the Argun. Back of the shaman costume Un Devin Toungouse, auprès de l’Argoun. THE Evenks (Formerly Tungusian) are pagans of the sect of the Shamans.… Read More
Back view of an Evenki Shaman in the Vicinity of the Argun. Front of the shaman costume Formerly known as Tungus or Tunguz, Mongolian. Tungusic people of Northern Asia. Ergune or Argun is… Read More
History of the Parsis: including their manners, customs, religion and present position by Dosabhai Framji Karaka; in two volumes. London, 1884.