Photo by The Princeton Photographer

B146 Ritual: bringing the sekah, temporary receptacle for a dead soul, to the sea to send it away.

Ida Bagus Made Jatasura, active 1932 - 1948, 29 works

Painted in Batuan - Dated 17 Sep 1937

WOMAN BEARING; TEMPLE; EXTERIOR; GREY-FILL; STEPS; CREMATION; PROCESSION; WATER; FISHING BOAT; NUDE; SNAXE; TIPPED-UP
Sending ashes out to sea: great central walled temple, procession walking round it carrying sedan chairs with ashes; women in kneeling line before temple; R: canoe.
ink on paper