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014 chukpi

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wood; L. 42.6cm

A sound-making device used to give directions to priests at Buddhist temples. The handle is held with the right hand, and the middle of the board is struck upon the palm of the left hand to make a sound. Sanskrit is carved on the face ofthe board.

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