Photograph 10. A Tombstone Oboo

"Oboo" Sacred Monuments in Hulun Buir: Their Narratives and Contemporary Worship

Photograph 10. A Tombstone Oboo

The tombstone oboo is a clan oboo worshipped by the Dentkhe lineage of the Aola clan, the Dahur people. It is the only tombstone oboo in Hulun Buir and is known as such by other ethnic groups. It was erected in 1802 in memory of a high-ranking officer from the Aola clan. The inscription is written in Manchu script. 

Bayantuhai Township, Evenki Autonomous Banner, January 2017