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Axis Column

Statuette Content

Votive

Object Number:A1438B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from George Lagai, Kny-Sheerer & Company, 1913
Other Number:Getz 141 - Other Number
6 - Other Number

Description

Carved axis column with top in form of stupa and base the four quarters of the universe found in inside A1438A, statuette of Goddess Dogar (Sitatapatra). Also inside was prayer rolled up and wrapped in yellow silk, A1438C.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 57, Fig. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 141View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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