|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||15th Century - 19th Century|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914|
|Other Number:||Getz 246 - Other Number|
Buddhist scepter called a vajra in Sanskrit and a dorje in Tibetan, meaning thunderbolt or diamond. They are often used in rituals in conjuction with a bell with a half vajra handle (called a ghanta in Sanskrit).
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Himalaya: Land of the Snow Lion (Supplement) (04 Oct 2008 - 12 Apr 2009)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 246||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania, Office of the President. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 32 No. 20||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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