University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-96-815B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number155 - Other Number

Description

Print image is in the form of a spearhead, or phurpa, outline, with the interior filled with calligraphy (probably a Buddhist prayer). Original documentation says this is a prayer or charm to protect the holder from the accidental loss of his horses.


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