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Amulet

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Object Number:
85-24-6
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Buddhist
Provenience:
Thailand
Date Made:
1900-1985
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1985
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Ceramic
Iconography:
Nang Kampheng
Description:
Brown-orange clay plaque. This amulet, which depicts a seated Buddha figure, is called Nang Kampheng. It is said to protect the provincial capital of Kampheng Ped Province. "Nang" is a term for woman and is a symbol of the province.
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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