ARTEFACTS

Unidentified deity

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  • Thangka
  • 19th century
  • Cotton
  • Height: 17,5 cm / Width: 13,5 cm / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Leder/ Umlauff, Inv. Nr.: 33563
  • Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg
  • © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW
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This print shows a dancing female tantric deity. Large parts of the print are worn out, especially the upper part. The head therefore cannot be seen, making an definite identification impossible. Perhaps it represents the lion-faced dakini Simhamukha.
© Olaf Czaja
Unidentified deity
/ Mongolia / 19th century / © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW

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