These objects, which are offerings or gifts, are
attached to a metal image of an eagle, a shamanic helper
spirit. Given the eagle's ability to travel through all of
the worlds, it played an important role in shamanic
curing of the sick. The objects in the collection include
pelts of small fur-bearing mammals, cut pieces of pelts,
noses of small fur-bearing mammals, beads, and ribbons.
They were used in a magic ritual for obtaining luck from
the hostess of the universe, Buga. The collection
belonged to the powerful shaman Grigory
Iron, cloth, fur, beads.
Length of bird 15.5 cm, span of wings 15.5 cm.
Coll. No. 4871-240.