University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: A1127
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Technique:Engraved
Iconography:Makara
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other NumberGETZ 247 - Other Number

Description

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:

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

Bibliography:

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

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