Tibetan Shaman's Costume
- before 1986 in Tibet
Tibetan Shaman's costume, consisting of coat, hat, scarf, belt, parchment crown, hand bell, ceremonial thunderbolt, rhino horn container, thigh bone trumpet, two bone necklaces, two seed and nut necklaces, two bell necklaces, collected in Bhaktapur, Nepal, 1986
Part of a Tibetan shaman’s costume, including hat, bone necklace, medicine horn and handbell, which were collected in Bhaktapur, Nepal, in 1986. Tibetan medicine is over two thousand years old and coexists in Nepal with other medical traditions such as biomedicine and Sherpa medical practices.
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