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Phurpa

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Native Name:
Phurpa
Object Number:
A1152
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Iron
Iconography:
Vajra
Description:
Iron Phurpa, magic dagger. Vajra handle. Tall. "The Devil Killing Dagger".
Credit Line:
Purchased from Alexander Scott

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 108
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 32 No. 16
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