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Divining Splint

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Object Number:17798.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Philadelphia
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji (uncertain)
Date Made: 19th Century - 1894
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1894
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Commissioned by The University Museum, 1894

Description

One of fifty divining splints. Tcichaku. Used in ancient Chinese system of fortune telling and practiced in Japan under name of Yaki. Made in Museum by Mr. Matsuo.

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