University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A1121
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Iconography:Machig Labdron
Drum?
Timbrel
Skull
Offerings
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other Number:GETZ 179 - Other Number

Description

Statuette of Machik Lapkyi Dronma also known as Machig Labdron. Copper seated figure with a drum(?), timbrels, and skull full of offerings.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914) View Objects in Exhibition
Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 5. no. 2. pg. 55-114 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. pg. 52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 41 No. 60View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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