Korwar images served as supernatural intermediaries, allowing the living to communicate with the dead. When a family member died, his or her relatives summoned a carver, typically a religious specialist, who created a Korwar and enticed the spirit of the deceased to enter it.
Height: 61 cm / 24 inches
Base: 17 x 19 cm / 6.7 x 7.5 inches
Weight: 4.8 kg / 10.5 lb
After packing: 8 kg / 17.6 lb