Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley: photo 14
Photo 14 of 108 in Gallery: Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley
Image title: Measuring pot (pathi)
This sculpture shows an image of a Measuring pot (pathi), from the 19th century.—Specifications: 20cm x 17cm.
Pathi can also be spelled as Pāthī (पाथी).
Kathmandu valley in Nepal offers a wide variety of Buddhist objects such as paintings, scriptures, sculptures, ritualistic objects, etc. Buddhism was embraced by the people of Kathmandu valley and the Licchavi rulers up to 8th century encouraged Buddhism. The items found here are exhibited in the National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum).