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Printing Block

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Object Number:
29-96-813A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Provenience:
Tibet
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Wooden strip with a small hole drilled in one end and 12 spirit figures carved in intaglio on one side. The 12 figures are fish, human, half-human and half-animal forms. The printing block and figures are similar in shape and function to a zan par, a dough mold used to make images (glud) for rituals.
Height:
1.3cm
Length:
34.3cm
Width:
3.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
15   -   Other Number

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