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Object Number: 29-93-44
Current Location: Collections storage
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Height: 9cm
Width: 12cm
Thickness: 4.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1929
Other Number32136 - Oldman Number


Belt of red cloth backed with green, from which hang two copper charm boxes. The contents of the boxes include small esoteric clay images and small clay pebbles said to be the remains of holy men. One box is square with raised quatrefoil decoration on lid; two cylindrical handles on opposite sides. The other box is oval, also with two cylindrical handles on opposite sides.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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