1968 June 1 - 1968 June 30
"Jewelled Nepalese Plaque" featured a representative of a form of Hinduism that is strongly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism.." Walter A. Fairservis, Jr. Research Associate at the Museum, estimated the plaque to be about 200 years old. The highly detailed work in gold, turquoise, coral, amethyst and crystal, shows a goddess riding a great bird and surrounded by attendants. The plaque, an Exhibit of the Month and a donation to the the Department of Anthropology by Lewis M. Scheuer, was on view in the 77th St. Foyer of The American Museum of Natural History from June 1 through June 30, 1968. Afterwards, it went on permanent display in the new Hall of Asian Peoples.
Individuals and institutions involved in the creation of the exhibition: AMNH Department of Anthropology.
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