Relic Box


From: Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A1244
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan | Buddhist
Provenience Tibet
Period 19th Century
Date Made 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Copper Alloy | Silver

Copper and silver relic box. Triangular shape with rings on both sides. Geometric design surrounding the Sanskrit syllable "Om", a sacred sound used for meditation.Three triangles superimposed. No contents.

Height 11 cm
Length 11.8 cm
Width 3.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

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