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Prayer wheel made of copper alloy with brass bands, copper weight and paper prayer scroll inside.


prayer wheel

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  prayer wheel
object name:  prayer wheel

Tibet, China, East Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Tibet 

Materials & techniques
brass; copper alloy; paper
Additional material & technique information
material: copper alloy (overall)
material: paper (overall)
material: brass (overall)
overall: 137 mm x 69 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 137 mm x 69 mm

Related subjects
object name: prayer wheels

Record created 2005-04-18 by RHOLLEY
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS

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