University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:73-14-13A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Leather
Brass
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Human Figures
Credit Line:Gift of Jesse H. Holmes, Jr., 1973

Description

Wooden rectangular mold with intaglio human figures carved on four sides. Attached by leather thong to 73-14-13B. Called a zan par, this piece is a mold for used making dough effigies (glud) for use in healing rituals.


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