University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePhurpa
Object Number: 42-30-285
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century - 1942
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1942
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Animal Head
Faces
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number503 - Other Number

Description

Phurpa, ceremonial dagger. Brass. Animal head at top of blade. Three human faces around pommel.


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