Filipino Bakunawa Mask

32.00

The Bakunawa is a serpent-like dragon in Philippine mythology. It is believed to be the cause of eclipses, earthquakes, rains, and wind. The movements of the Bakunawa served as a geomantic calendar system for ancient Filipinos and were part of the shamanistic rituals of the babaylan. It is usually depicted with a characteristic looped tail and a single horn on the nose. It was generally believed to be a sea serpent,but are also variously believed to inhabit either the sky or the underworld.

Filipino Bakunawa Sea Dragon Mask perfect for ethnic wall decoration.
Dimensions 31x14x5 cm

1 in stock

Weight 1000 g
Materials

Wood

SKU: EA-106 Category:
Weight 1000 g
Materials

Wood

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