University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 51-4-72A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number14/L-1490 - Other Number

Description

Brass charm box. Crushed. The inscription on the front of this box is the Sanskrit syllable 'Om', a sacred sound used for meditation.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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