Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Ritual Object - Drum, 'Damaru'

ཆོས་ཆས། 法器
(item no. 81602)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1900 - 1959
Lineages Buddhist
Material Wood, Silver Inlay, Precious Stone, Stone Inset: Coral, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Double-sided hand drum (Skt.: damaru). The body of the drum is made of wood. The heads are made of snake skin and the ornamentaion is silver and precious stones.

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