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Phurpa

Native NamePhurpa
Object Number:29-130-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nepalese
Buddhist
Provenience: Nepal
Date Made: 18th Century - 1904
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1904
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Vajra
Heads
Length: 21.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:O 360 - Sommerville Oriental Number

Description

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

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