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A very rare 12th c Tibetan Meteoric Iron Thogchag

A very rare 12th c Tibetan Meteoric Iron Thogchag


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1700: Item # 1390927

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An amulet made from what Tibetans call "thunder bolt iron". A meteoric iron medallion,carefully pierced and shaped into the shape of a mandala. Difficult to date but was part of a collection of early thochags. Excellent condition.The mottled,etched brown surface bears witness to its origin as a meteorite. Tibet 9th-12th C 2 inches in diameter