University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePhurpa
Object Number: A1152
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Iconography:Vajra
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Iron Phurpa, magic dagger. Vajra handle. Tall. "The Devil Killing Dagger".


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 108View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 32 No. 16View Objects cited in this Publication

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