University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: A1244
Current Location: Collections storage
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Materials:Copper Alloy
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914


Copper and silver relic box. Triangular shape with rings on both sides. Geometric design surrounding the Sanskrit syllable "Om", a sacred sound used for meditation. Three triangles superimposed. No contents.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 53View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 30 No. 4View Objects cited in this Publication

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