University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: 51-4-120
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Yama
Yami
Tsongkhapa
Lama
Mahakala
Bhairava
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number6-1959-4 - Other Number
28 M - Other Number

Description

Painting. Yama Dharmaraja, 'Outer Form.' Yama, Lord of Death, with Yami. Top: Tsongkhapa and two high Lama incarnations. Sides: Mahakala, as Protector of the Tent, and Protector of Science. Bottom: Bhairava (simplest form of Yamantaka), Mahakala, as God of Wealth, and another simple form of Mahakala (?). Old and good. Stamp on back.


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