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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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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

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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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.

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

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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.

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.

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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