University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameGhanta
Object Number:32-47-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Chamdo
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 19th Century
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Brass
Iconography:Human Head
Crown
Inscription Language:Tibetan Language
Credit Line:Academy of Natural Science / University Museum Expedition to Southwest China and Tibet; Gordon T. Bowles, 1932
Other Number:10 - Other Number

Description

Bell. Silver ornamented with brass. Relief ornamentation. Handle in the form of a human head crowned with a half vajra.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

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

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