image © The Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image © The Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata | Licence: All Rights Reserved

A Diviner

Date

1836–1842

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Description

A Diviner employed by the Nahore to detect thieves by means of charm and incantations. His hair had never been cut since his birth and was matted like ropes.

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image © The Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata

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Location

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Country