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Brasswork -- India (5)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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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.
2.
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).
3.
Brass spoon
Brass spoon Brass spoon for holy oil; origin Varanasi (Benares).
4.
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).
5.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with lid for carrying holy water; origin Varanasi (Benares).
6.
Wooden carving
Wooden carving Wooden religious artifact; origin Tamil Nadu, India.
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Siva Lingam
Siva Lingam Siva Lingam; stone article used for worship in a domestic shrine; origin South India.
8.
Siva Lingam
Siva Lingam Miniature Siva Lingam; stone article used for worship in a domestic shrine; origin Varanasi (Benares), India.
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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.