ARTEFACTS

Unidentified amulet

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  • Thangka
  • 19th century
  • Pigment on cotton
  • Height: 60 cm / Width: 30 cm / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Hans Leder, Inv. Nr.: 3554
  • Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig
  • © Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig/ ÖAW
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This print consists of five parts. The upper parts is illegible. It has the seed syllable “Hum” in the middle. Beneath are four prints that consists of prayers for the assistance of Shridevi, whose seed syllable “Byoh” is written in the middle of each, by asking for her help in the four ritual activities of pacification, augmentation, subjugation and ferocity.
© Olaf Czaja
Unidentified amulet
/ Mongolia / 19th century / Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig / © Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig/ ÖAW

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