MAGIC BOOK, XXL, BATAK, ONE-OF-A-KIND, 8.5" X 7"SKU CAL294
Marco Polo wrote in the 13th century of paying tribute to the Batak to transit the strait of Malacca. They were a warlike, aggressive people who resisted European missionaries and local armies well into the 20th century. Cannibalism which was a method of social control coupled with a reputation as fierce fighters kept many potential invaders from their area. The Batak are the only known people to practice cannibalism and to have a written language.
This item unusually large, in fact it is the third largest I have ever found. The book which is written on wood pages and is inscribed using the genuine Batak script. For further information on this product, please contact us directly.