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Rice Store Tongkonan Buildings in Toraja

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Stock photo image Tongkonan shaped rice store with traditional buffalo horn shaped roofs in the Tana Toraja region of south Sulawesi in Indonesia. Tongkonan buildings have a uniquely shaped roof which is built to represent buffalo horns due to the significance of the buffalo amongst this age old indigenous culture of Sulawesi and even the rice store buildings follow suit! The buffalo along with pigs are used in animal sacrifice at specific ceremonies held by the Torajanese people and the buffalo head and horns are used to decorate the entrance to the Tongkonan which is seen as a status symbol.

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Stock photo image Tongkonan shaped rice store with traditional buffalo horn shaped roofs in the Tana Toraja region of south Sulawesi in Indonesia. Tongkonan buildings have a uniquely shaped roof which is built to represent buffalo horns due to the significance of the buffalo amongst this age old indigenous culture of Sulawesi and even the rice store buildings follow suit! The buffalo along with pigs are used in animal sacrifice at specific ceremonies held by the Torajanese people and the buffalo head and horns are used to decorate the entrance to the Tongkonan which is seen as a status symbol.