University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameChorten
Object Number: 51-4-35
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 1951
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1951
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Copper
Iconography:Chorten
Stupa
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number219? - Other Number

Description

Reliquary in shape of chorten (stupa). Brass with copper bottom. This type is the Kadampa style which features a parasol top and thirteen discs atop a bell shaped bottom on a double lotus base.


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