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Tibet. 1940/1950 AD. Handmade femor bone Kangling. Silver Ram Head on the top. 452 gr. - 27,5x7x6,5 cm. Kangling. literally translated as "leg" (kang) "flute" (ling), is the Tibetan name for a trumpet or horn made out of a human femur, used in Tibetan Buddhism for various chöd rituals as well as funerals performed by a chöpa. The femur of a criminal or a person who died a violent death is preferred. Alternatively, the femur of a respected teacher may be used.

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Tibet 1940/1950 AD Handmade femor bone Kangling 27,5 cm

Estimate €3,500 - €4,000May 13, 2018