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19th Century Aboriginal Churinga, Ex Blacks Museum, Ex W. Heathcote.

Finely carved 19th Century Aboriginal Churinga featuring diagonal designs and linear , horizontal lines throughout. Two carved elliptic shapes at either end . Used in mens ceremonies and initiation rites.Aboriginal people, Western desert, Australia
L80cm W8cm
Ex Blacks Museum, Gambier, Victoria Ex W. Heathcote. Ex German Collection

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