University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameMukhadiba
Object Number:A1199
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
India
Rajasthan
Mirzapur
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Technique:Embossed
Iconography:Human Face
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Mukhadiba (face box) used for chunam (calcinated lime) for making pan (ground betel nut and spices rolled in leaves and chewed).


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