University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePhurpa
Object Number: 29-130-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Nepalese
Buddhist
Provenience: Nepal
Date Made: 18th Century - 1933
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1933
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Vajra
Heads
Length: 21.6cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other NumberO 360 - Collector Number

Description

Phurpa, magic dagger. Brass. Vajra in the middle. 3 heads of Fury at top surmounted by spike hook.


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