Part of a Tibetan shaman’s costume

Made:
1986 in Tibet

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one (of two) seed and nut necklace from Tibetan Shaman's costume, 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.

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
1987-716 Pt14
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery