Chinese Funeral Paper Offerings - Car - Pickup Truck

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Chinese Funeral Paper Offerings - Car - Pickup Truck

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Those paper effigies and offerings are meant to be burned during traditional Chinese funeral ceremonies.

The paper offerings represent objects, animals or people that the deceased liked, and burning them ensures they will reach the deceased in the after-world.

I stumbled upon those in the back of a Chinese-owned gas-station in a remote village in northern Thailand.

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Photo taken on April 18, 2005
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