beam, or Tailan-luan, that resting on the pillars, we have the carving represented on page 186, and called tata bubur-talom ; the second ligure represents the carving on the Paliatan, or the lower beam of the framework of the house ; where the tata simbar commences the designs, followed by the tata aican, which either continues the whole length of the beam alternately reversed till it is closed again by a second tata simbar, or both are used throughout alternately erect and reversed. The interior of the raised portion is either left uncarved or is adorned with the foliage and flowers, of which the outlines appear in the design. This is the Ogan pattern par excellence. On the door-posts I found in some houses tata ramo-ramo (ramo means, wild beast) which is not true Ogan, but adopted from the Seniindo people, and it is extremely interesting to observe how effective an ornament has resulted from the representation of a tiger or some such animal, in which the
SEUTNDO CARVINGa TATA OTAR GAMOOLTTNGa ON A HOUSE IN PEXGANDONAN.
eye has become a floral ornament,- and the legs an ai developed into scrolls. ;.i mV
On the last day of my stay here I spent a forenoo ^ host in seeing the sports still going on at the neig A
vdlage of Luntar, which were preliminary o a ^ ^
"'as to close the some twenty daysa festivities^ ^ ^ high pagan mass for the rest of the soul of its urr0UQd-
In the villaSe was collected a large tbe scene
A g margas and even from as far as Palemban0,