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Pendant, Lid, D92.32

Physical Description

Tibetan pendant lid (box absent) from small ornate container. The top of this lid is ornately decorated. Part of this decoration consists of two small pieces of turquoise set into the lid. Cylinders are arranged horizontally to the bottom and top of the box-pendant lid. The bottom cylinder is hollow. The top cylinder is capped at each end. These caps each have a phallic-shaped projection. A small ring for suspension is attached atop the uppermost cylinder. Some red string has been tied through the lowermost cylinder.

Provenance

Locality:
Item was previously on loan to: Otago Museum

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 14 x 47 x 67mm

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