University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-42-8B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cambodian
Provenience: Cambodia
Period: 19th century
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1820
Late Date: 1829
Section:Asian
Materials:Palm Leaf
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1995.X.20265 - Other Number

Description

Palm leaf manuscript written in Thai using khom script, a script based on khmer lettering. Text consists of a desana (sermon) given by a Buddhist monk. Dates to around the 1820's. In three sections.


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