Shaman’s Costume Mongolia The National Museum of Mongolia “This is an elaborate shaman’s costume. The Caftan is of cotton with a woven geometrical pattern. The gown hanging over the chest has a nickel-plated brass mirror to ward off evil spirits.
Buryat shaman Buryats, numbering approximately are the largest indigenous (aboriginal) group in Siberia, mainly concentrated in their homeland, the Buryat Republic, a federal subject of Russia. They are the major northern subgroup of the Mongols.
A shaman performs a ritual next to a fire in a remote part of the Siberian mountains. It's part of the festival 'Call of 13 Shamans' held near the village of Khorum-Dag in Tyva Republic, the geographic centre of the Asian continent