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Phurpa

Native NamePhurpa
Object Number:42-30-285
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century - 1928
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1928
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Animal Head
Faces
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:503 - Other Number

Description

Phurpa, ceremonial dagger. Brass. Animal head at top of blade. Three human faces around pommel.

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