University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: 51-4-140
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 8th Century - 1951
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1951
Section:Asian
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Sakyamuni Buddha
Luohan
Brahma
Indra
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other NumberL-37 - Other Number

Description

Tibetan painting. Sakyamuni, accompanied by two of the Luohans, receiving offerings from Brahma and Indra and others. Part of a set 51-4-139 to 153 of Sakyamuni Buddha in different aspects. Long inscriptions and pagodas on the back of each. All mounted alike but maybe more than one set according to internal evidence.


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