A fine Aboriginal Churinga or Djuringa with stone carved layered interlocking design
The churinga is a sacred message board for the Australian aboriginal people
and holds spiritual messages sacred to the tribe or individual who made it.
Churingas are be stored in a sacred places and only brought out during ritual or religious ceremonies.
This small type of Churinga is often worn as a hair pin by senior elders of the tribe as a ceremonial decoration.
Location: Central desert regions,
Material Hard wood with pigments
Height 35 cm
Period 19th century
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