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Magic Horn

Object Number:A1127
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Tibet
Height: 7 cm
Length: 16.2 cm
Width: 5.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other Number:GETZ 247 - Other Number


Brass sorcerer's magical horn (Tibetan: thun-rwa). Stopped up. Heavy, in form of a makara's head. Used by shamans and ngagpas.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Himalaya: Land of the Snow Lion (Supplement) (04 Oct 2008 - 12 Apr 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914) View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 5. no. 2. pg. 55-114 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania, Office of the President. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 33 No. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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