I'm trying to help a friend identify a phurba. Crudely made but unusual.
It has the usual 3 faces, a Hayagriva horse head on top, a (Rahula?) face set into the front of the body, the blade with snakes.
In the right had is definitely a vajra, but the left could be a noose or a snake - a scorpion is possible but unlikely.
He wears a garland of severed heads and what looks like leaves or a shawl attached (or even wings).
Very unusually, three inlaid turquoise beads.
It could be many things - Hayagriva, a Kila version of Vajrapani, Dragpo Kilaya, Dorje Drollo.
Can anyone help, please?
Casual conversation between friends. Anything goes (almost).
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