Rituel Mirror

Size:

Diameter 4,5cm

Region:

Tibet

Type:

me-lon

Age/Period:

19th century or earlier

Material:

Brass

Condition:

The original eyelet is broken

Description:

This round Tibetan astrological pendant is of a type worn only by men.  Forming a border around the edge are various Tantric implements.  Beneath them,
forming a ring around the center, are the 12 animals of the Tibetan zodiac.  Within this is a roundel composed of various astrological symbols.

It dates to the 19th century and possibly earlier.

Tibet used a lunar calendar.

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