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Vajracarya priest's crown

late 17th or early 18th century
Copper, gold, crystal, turquoise
H. 14 in. (35.6 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); D. 9 in. (22.9 cm); Wt. 4 lbs. 0.4 oz. (1825.7 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1906
Accession Number:
Not on view
Bashford Dean (acquired in northern India in 1905-06)
Dean, Bashford. Notes on Arms and Armor. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916. pp. 3, 5, fig. 3.

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