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Undated (13)
1954-1989 (6)

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Brasswork -- India (5)
Religious Articles -- ... (4)
Buddhist Art (3)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Puja bell
Puja bell Miniature brass bell for a domestic shrine used during Puja; origin India.
2.
Siva Lingam
Siva Lingam Miniature Siva Lingam; stone article used for worship in a domestic shrine; origin Varanasi (Benares), India.
3.
Wooden carving
Wooden carving Wooden religious artifact; origin Tamil Nadu, India.
4.
Siva Lingam
Siva Lingam Siva Lingam; stone article used for worship in a domestic shrine; origin South India.
5.
Brass spoon
Brass spoon Brass spoon for holy oil; origin Varanasi (Benares).
6.
Brass Menorah
Brass Menorah Brass menorah, possible origin Ethiopia.
7.
Butter lamp
Butter lamp Hanging brass butter lamp attached to chain; used by Buddhists to burn clarified yak butter, believed to aid in meditation; origin Varanasi (Benares).
8.
Butter lamp
Butter lamp Brass butter lamp with the number 24 stamped into base; used by Buddhists to burn clarified yak butter, believed to aid in meditation; origin Varanasi (Benares).
9.
Brass wick holder
Brass wick holder Hindu wick holder for a butter lamp; one circular holder surrounded by five teardrop-shaped holders, serpent-shaped handle; origin North India.
10.
Buddha statue
Buddha statue Buddha wearing a garment of gold seated on a gold throne in a meditative position, decorative markings on the bottom; origin unknown.
11.
Buddha statue
Buddha statue Brass figure of seated Buddha, eyes closed, in a meditative position; origin unknown.
12.
Wooden Buddha statue
Wooden Buddha statue Wooden buddha seated in a meditative position.
13.
Siva statue
Siva statue From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Siva with four arms, a serpent around his neck and legs, standing on a child in front of a circle with flames.
14.
Double-sided spoon
Double-sided spoon From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; metal double-sided spoon with religious images on all sides.
15.
Stone animal sculpture
Stone animal sculpture Well-carved stone sculpture of an animal with four horns, used in a domestic shrine; possibly depicts Nandi the bull, from Hindu mythology.
16.
Stone Ganesh sculpture
Stone Ganesh sculpture Miniature stone sculpture of Ganesh, a well-known representation of divinity in Hinduism.
17.
Butter lamp
Butter lamp Brass bowl lamp, nailed to a snake-shaped base; used by Buddhists to burn clarified yak butter, believed to aid in meditation; origin North India.
18.
Bell
Bell Brass bell with wooden handle, probably used by Colin Turnbull while practicing Buddhism.
19.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with lid for carrying holy water; origin Varanasi (Benares).