Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Chart - Protective Talisman

རེའུ་མིག། བྲིས་ཐང་སྣ་ཚོགས། 表格(绘画种类)
(item no. 880)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1900 - 1959
Lineages Uncertain
Size 78.74x59.69cm (31x23.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.22.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Protective Talisman: the nine mystic numbers, eight trigrams and the animals of the twelve year cycle. All of this is inscribed on the belly of a turtle.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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