The koteka, horim, penis gourd or penis sheath is a phallocrypt or phallocarp traditionally worn bysome highland ethnic groups in New Guinea to cover their genitals. They are normally made from a dried out gourd, Lagenaria siceraria. They are held in place by a loop attached to the koteka and placed around the scrotum. chest or abdomen and attached to the main body of the koteka.
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Chief and elders from a village in Baliem Valley Irian Jaya (West Papua) Indonesia

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The Dani people. The Dani people, also spelled Ndani, and sometimes conflated with the Lani group to the west, are a people from the central highlands of Western New Guinea (the Indonesian province of Papua, comprising the larger Eastern part of the former province Irian Jaya).

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North Nigeria, Kaleri adult male standing outdoors. Male wearing penis-gourd. Rural setting, tree-trunk at left. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

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Dani tribe, Baliem Valley, Papua - Indonesia photo by Diego Verges

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Baliem Valley is situated 1600 metres above sea level in the midst of the Jayawijaya mountain range of Papua Indonesia. The Dani live in the actual valley. They are farmers and use an efficient irrigation system. Archaeological finds prove that the valley has been farmed for 9,000 years.



'Stamina'. Baliem Valley Cultural Festival, Wosilimo, West Papua, Indonesia | © Pvince, via Flickr

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Penis Caps. Zulu, South Africa, made from miscellaneous materials including horn and wood. Collected between 1905 and 1950. The material, size, and even slight differences in the shape of each of these penis caps can sometimes be attributed to ethnic variation. The Peabody Museum of Salem, Massachusetts.

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Indonesia ~ Irian Jaya | Yali farmers in Tenggele. West Papua | © Pvince, via flickr

Yali farmers in Tenggele


An accessory of Papua penis gourds shaped key chain made from specially selected logs to koteka of smaller size, perfect for the home key chains, motorcycle, car, etc. make you look different and look more ethnic Papuans.

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The koteka, horim, penis gourd or penis sheath is a phallocrypt or phallocarp traditionally worn by native male inhabitants of some (mainly highland) ethnic groups in New Guinea to cover their genitals.

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Knitted Koteka 04 $ 24.95

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Who does not know koteka? It is a traditional packing material and original male sex of Papua. Market Hamadi, Jayapura, you can also buy penis gourds for decoration at home or used alone, it's up! Koteka is the hallmark of Papua.

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the manufacturing process is very natural for all koteka already provided by nature.

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Koteka Papuan Papuan penis gourds can be used as wall hangings call us 085 244 888 422

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Many tribes there can be recognized from the way they use koteka. Short Koteka use at work, and the length of the decorations used in ceremony.

Unique Culture In Papua: Koteka and Sali


Regarding the size and shape koteka nothing to do with the status of the wearer. Size is usually related to user activity, going to work or ceremony.

Unique Culture In Papua: Koteka and Sali


Dani man with headdresses selling penis gourds for tourists, near Yiwika, Baliem Valley, Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Asia.

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