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Amulet

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Object Number:
85-24-17
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Buddhist
Provenience:
Thailand
Wat Kinkeo
Date Made:
1900-1985
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1985
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Brass (uncertain)
Copper (uncertain)
Iconography:
Luang Poo Paek
Description:
Brass or copper rectangular plaque. This amulet is said to come from Wat Kinkeo. The front surface depicts a famous monk, Luang Poo Paek, who lived about 50 years ago. It offers general protection for both men and women and is worn around the neck suspended 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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