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Relic Box

Object Number:A1242
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Brass relic box. The inscription on the front of this box is the Sanskrit syllable 'Om', a sacred sound used for meditation.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914) View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 30 No. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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