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Object Number:34-19-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sinhalese
Buddhist
Provenience: Sri Lanka
Date Made: C. 1823
Early Date: 1798
Late Date: 1848
Section:Asian
Materials:Talipat Palm Leaf
Palm Leaf
Ink
Iconography:Buddhist Literature
Vinaya
Inscription Language:Sinhalese Language
Sinhalese Script
Credit Line:Gift of Edward Cope Wood, 1934
Other Number:M21 - Levitt Number

Description

Comments: Two lateral holes. Written in ink in the right hand margin of the recto side of the fromd, "A page form a Buddhist Book.--100 years old, from Kandy, Ceylon. 3/14.'23." Written in ink in the left hand margin on the recto side of the frond, "This writing is Sinfalese, on Talipat palm leaf."

Sinhalese palm leaf manuscript. Shinhalese; Sinhalese script. No date, scribe or title. Text: Buddhist Vinaya rules, perhaps taken from the Sinhalese book Sikhavalanda. Palm leaf, good condition. Two lateral holes. One folio, lettered ghe(?). 7 lines Lacks beginning and end.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Levitt, Stephan H. 1980. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Indic and Greater Indic Manuscripts in the Collection of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. The Library Chronicle. pg. 97-152 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 124-125View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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