University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:85-24-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Thailand
Date Made: 1900-1985
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1985
Iconography:Phra Ruang
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1985


Light brown clay plaque. This amulet is said to come from Sukhothai. It is embossed with the figure of a standing Buddha. It is called Phra Ruang, the Buddhist monk's name given to the third king at Sukhothai. It brings auspiciousness.

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