Silver phurpa. Blunt three-flanged blade meeting at point. Grip with elaborate relief decoration. Three faces around pommel. Ghost dagger used by llamas to exorcise evil spirits.
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth and Heather Peters, Chang Ch'eng-mei, Gregory Possehl. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 41
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