Hanuman Shadow Puppet

$30.00

Mr. Nab Rin and Sreyroth Rin | Cambodia

This leather shadow puppet was hand carved in Cambodia by master shadow puppet maker Mr. Nab Rin, and his daughter Sreyroth Ren.

Hanuman is a character from the Reamker story, which is the Khmer (Cambodian) version of the Indian epic, Ramayana. In the story, the wife of the prince Preah Ream, Neang Seda (Sita), is abducted by the ogre king Krong Reap (Ravana). The monkey king, Sugrib (Sugriva) sends the monkey general Hanuman to assist Preah Ream on his quest to retrieve his wife from the Ogre King. 

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