This canister was used to hold the chim sticks, or fortune sticks, that were used in divination rituals at temples. It is likely from one of the Tingha temples.
This canister was obtained by Inverell Pioneer Village, probably from Les Jack’s 1978 auction of temple artefacts from Tingha. It is also a match for Chim sticker canister 1, which is in a private collection. The two canisters may have been from the same temple in Tingha.
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