University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePhurpa
Object Number: A1130
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: Published 1914
Early Date: 1914
Late Date: 1914
Section:Asian
Materials:Sandalwood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Sandalwood phurpa, magic dagger. Copper tip loose, now missing. All wood with carved handle. Shorter and stouter than A1164.


Bibliography:

[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 106View Objects cited in this Publication

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