Bloodletting chart, Tibet

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Bloodletting chart, Tibet. Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Or Tibetan 114 (cropped). Chart indicating good and bad bloodletting days and when to guard against demons. Detail: The chart contains a sme ba (9 figures symbolising the elements in geomancy) in the centre with the Chinese pa-kua (8 trigrams) surrounded by 12 animals of months and years. Below this, symbols of 7 days of the week.

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