jc11: Offering Post "Aitos".

Tetum. Timor Island, Indonesia.
Hardwood. L: 27.75" (70.5 cm). 19th century.
Aitos are ritual offering posts, in the form of a distant ancestor, placed in a ceremonial compound.
This rare wood example is similar to other versions with more than one face, often carved in stone.

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