University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameGa'u
Object Number: A1237
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Gilt
Technique:Embossed
Gilded
Iconography:Vegetation
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Copper gilt relic box. Mandorla shape. Intricate flame and floral borders on front.


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