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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Tibetan
Title:Thunderbolt (Vajra)
Date Made:18th-19th century
Type:Ceremonial; Container
Materials:Bronze
Place Made:Asia; Tibet
Measurements:Overall: 3 5/16 in x 15/16 in x 7/8 in; 8.4 cm x 2.4 cm x 2.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscription.
Accession Number:  MH 12.J.I
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Description:
A small thunderbolt (vajra).

Tags:
religion; Buddhism; rituals

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