University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 85-24-17
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Thai
Buddhist
Provenience: Thailand
Wat Kinkeo
Date Made: 1900-1985
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1985
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass (uncertain)
Copper (uncertain)
Iconography:Luang Poo Paek
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1985

Description

Brass or copper rectangular plaque. This amulet is said to come from Wat Kinkeo. The front surface depicts a famous monk, Luang Poo Paek, who lived about 50 years ago. It offers general protection for both men and women and is worn around the neck suspended from a chain.


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