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Amulet

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Object Number:
85-24-15
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Buddhist
Provenience:
Thailand
Bangkok
Date Made:
1900-1985
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1985
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Metal
Ceramic
Description:
Metal and ceramic oval plaque. This amulet is said to be from Wat Bhaknam, Bangkok. The picture on the front of this amulet represents a monk who died about 20-30 years ago. Both men and women can wear this amulet and it will bring them a general sense of well-being. It has a ring for suspending it from a chain.
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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