The National Museum of Mongolian History :: Cultural/ethnographic material
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|Mannequins of female (on left) and male shamans|
|A replica of a Mongol burial with ger frame and saddle on top of it|
Reconstruction model of the Erdeni Tzu lamasery, near the location of the one-time Mongol capital Karakorum.
For history of devel. of Erdeni Tzu, see Dschingis Khan, pp. 352-356.
||Photographs of the Erdeni Tzu Monastery in 2005. Karakorum.|
|Model of temple of Amarbagasgakent Monastery, 1729-1736, Burenkhan mtn., built in honor of Zanabazar, the first Jebzundamba Khtugtu. Also, a ceramic statue from same.|
|Small brass statue of 11-headed Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara|
|Small brass statue probably of Amitabha Buddha|
|Small brass statue of Yamantaka “Father-Mother”|
|Small brass statue of Kubera|
|Small brass statue of White Tara (?)|
|Mongol ceremonial costume of the late 19th or early 20th centuries|
|Traditional Mongol musical instruments, from left, on wall: Ikel (common in W. Mongolia), Morin Huur, the horse-headed fiddle (third from left; also close-up). Shudarga, Biba (similar to Chinese pipa), Huuchir. On shelf, left to right are the Yatga (also closeup of a different one), Yochin (possibly introduced by the Uighurs) and Hengereg or drum. Images and details of most all these are in Dschingis Khan, pp. 122-125; see also National Museum, pp. 44-46, 48.|
|Mongol cart of traditional construction|
|Wooden pack-saddle frames|
|Spindle for spinning yarn|
Loom with partly-finished woven saddle cloth.
Pub.: National museum, p. 80.
Leather bag and paddles for fermenting airag (kumiss).
Pub.: National Museum, p. 77.
Apparatus for making tea.
Cf. National Museum, p. 59.