Petr Skalník’s Collection in the Náprstek Museum

Pages 113-133
DOI 10.37520/anpm.2020.010
Keywords Petr Skalník, Tuva, material culture
Type of Article Materialia
Annals of the Náprstek Museum | 2020/41/2

Petr Skalník is a renowned Czech social anthropologist and Africanist. During his studies in the former Soviet Union, he visited Tuva where he assembled a collection of material culture that represents various everyday occupations of cattle herders, as well as ritual and leisure activities. After more than 50 years of its acquisition, the collection, now curated by the Náprstek Museum in Prague, is finally published including a summary of circumstances under which Skalník worked.

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