Tribal Artifact Tibetan Tantric Art Little Bronze Sacred Chitipati Skull
Bronze Nepalese shrine bead made for some kind of backplate. Lovely old worn patina. A very rare ethnographic artifact. Tibetan style, This antique bronze Tantric skull is alleged to be 300 years old or older, and comes from a Buddhist monastery in Tibet. Made for a focus for meditation. Sacred human art skulls are used in Tantric Buddhist rituals.
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