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prayer wheel

 
Summary:
E059610 - 1/5/1959, prayer wheel, Lhasa, , , Tibet, Asia, Himalayas
Item Name:
prayer wheel
Label:
Prayer wheel Lhasa, Tibet, Collected 1929 Copper, wood, brass. Inside the prayer wheel is a rolled mantra. Turning the wheel clockwise ommunicates this mantra.
Keywords:
prayer
Place:
Lhasa
Country:
Tibet
Collection Area:
Asia, Himalayas
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
01/05/1959
Registration Number:
E059610
Associated Stories:
Death: the Last Taboo - Exhibition Text 2003 - Tibetan Sky Burial
Tibetan Sky Burial