University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePhurpa
Object Number:42-30-284
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century - 1942
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 18th Century - 1942
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Technique:Engraved
Iconography:Heads
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:138A - Collector Number

Description

Phurpa, ceremonial dagger. Heavy brass. Grip in form of two heads back to back and surmounted by third head.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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