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Item_Number:

810101

Description:

Three face Nepalese ritual phurba or dagger

Notes:

A phurba is a triple sided ritual dagger, usually topped with three faces of a tutelary deity. It is used by shamans to battle negative and distracting forces. Sometimes they are stuck into the ground to mark an area where no spirits have entrance.

Dimensions:

Height 34 cm

Age:

14th - 15th century

Provenence:

Collected Nepal 1981

Condition:

Heavy patina


Price:

£145

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