University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A1242
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
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:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. pg. 52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 30 No. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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