Carved and inlaid with mother of pearl, this box displays the body an ancestor whose arms and legs are replaced by a snake. The head of the represented person is modeled in high relief. The lid opens by sliding and its surface is carved in entirety. Many animal figures are depicted enclosed by a frame of patterned triangles symbolizing the skin of a snake. There is one head at each side with eyes and mouth inlaid with mother of pearl, the head being crowned by the body of a snake also inlaid with mother of pearl. On the length of the box,, a very lively hunting scene is depicted with a man holding a sword, running after a deer. The deer is a very important and symbolic in a hunting and shamanistic society such as the Rukai.