TITLE

IDENTIFICATION

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, R. K.
PUB. DATE
June 1983
SOURCE
Ornament;Jun83, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Tibetans' metal artifacts such as thogchak, thokde or thoding, which they wear as amulets or talismans. Such objects are highly valued by native and refugee Tibetans. Some thogchak may have been functional objects such as buttons, buckles, bells, pendants or jewelry that also had talismanic attributes. It also states that though it can be found in Tibet, their origins may also be elsewhere in central Asia or even the Middle East.
ACCESSION #
34542724

 

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