logo
OPEN TODAY 10 AM – 5 PM

Phurpa

Native NamePhurpa
Object Number:A1130
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: Published 1914
Early Date: 1914
Late Date: 1914
Section:Asian
Materials:Sandalwood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Sandalwood phurpa, magic dagger. Copper tip loose, now missing. All wood with carved handle. Shorter and stouter than A1164.

Bibliography:

[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. V. no. 2. pg. 55-114 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 106View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.