University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1985

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,Phra Mongkhon Rajamuni, known for inventing and teaching Dhammakaya Meditation. 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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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