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Temple Casket

Object Number:29-64-71
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Brass
Iconography:Buddha
Figures
Dragons
Fish
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number:CG98-1-18 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Temple casket. Copper caskete with brass plaques of saints and deities. Rectangular with pointed hinged lid. Latch. Copper with 2 other types of metal decorating exterior. Images of Buddha, fish, musicians, attendants on lid. Figures and dragons on box.

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