This amulet represents the spirit-host of reindeer,
which provided the primary means of existence. It
represents a doll dressed in a man's coat with a belt of
woolen threads and a lasso for catching reindeer. It is
decorated with metal chains. Such charms were thought
to promote luck in hunting.
Fur and hide of reindeer, thread, metal, bone.
Length 18 cm, width 13 cm.
Coll. No. 1712-246.