Dagger: Dorje Phorba (Wylie rdo rje phur pa) རྡོ་རྗེ་ཕུར་པ Approx 1850

Three headed iron dagger with three wrathful faces at the top of the handle painted red, blue or white. Engraved triangular blade with dragon head at top. Some rust around the blade. Multicoloured cloth attached. 220mm. One dagger.

The material is owned by Meme Chettan Dorje and has been handed down from father to son through several generations of head Buchen. All the materials in the archive are kept within the prayer room of the house. This was not seen: materials were brought out into the living room to be surveyed and documented.

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