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Magic Horn

Object Number:A1404
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Lhasa
Section:Asian
Materials:Horn (animal part)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Scorpion
Pagoda
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other Number:Getz 247 - Other Number

Description

Brass sorcerer's magical horn (Tibetan: thun-rwa). Stopped up. Heavy, in form of a makara's head. Used by shamans and ngagpas.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914) View Objects in Exhibition
Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 247View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania, Office of the President. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 33 No. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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