Devil dagger, phur-bu, for stabbing devils of air

Made:
1801-1900 in Tibet
maker:
Unknown

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Metal devil dagger, or phur-bu, used to stab devils of the air, Tibetan, 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A193547
Materials:
alloy, complete
type:
dagger - weapon
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • edged weapon
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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