University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePhurpa
Object Number: 22055
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper Alloy
Brass
Credit Line:Gift of William Henry Furness 3rd, Alfred Craven Harrison Jr. and Hiram M. Hiller, 1900

Description

Phurpa, magic dagger. Thunderbolt. Very large one.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] 1901. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Vol. III (No. 1): 47-57. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 53View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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