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Plaque, D38.326

Physical Description

Small oval clay tablet with a figure in relief impressed upon it. The figure is seated in the lotus position (dhyanasana) upon a lotus throne. The hands are clasped across the chest in a mudra. There is a halo around the figure and a decorative border around the outside of the tablet. The figure is flanked by lotus blooms. Identified as Tsongkhapa, a lama and founder of the Gelukpa tradition, by visiting Tibetan monks (2/91)

Provenance

Locality:
Collected by: Dr Edith Huntley

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 71 x 57 x 23mm

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