University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePhurpa
Object Number: A1149
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Iconography:Vajra
Heads
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Wrought iron phurpa, magic dagger. Tall. Vajra handle. 3 heads at the top.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 32 No. 16View Objects cited in this Publication

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