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Object Number:15880B.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Hindu (uncertain)
Provenience: India
Date Made: 1500-1893
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1893
Section:Asian
Materials:Palm Leaf
Iconography:Religious law
Catechism
Shiva
Inscription Language:Tamil Language
Credit Line:Gift of Uselma C. Smith, 1892
Other Number:29-131-11 - Other Number
M5 - Levitt Number
M8 - Levitt Number

Description

One of three folios from palm leaf manuscript originally accessioned as one manuscript(15880B) but later found to be different manuscripts, see 15880B.1, 15880B.2 and 15880B.3. This folio(15880B.1) is in Tamil language and script. No date or scribe. Contains unidentified questions and answers on worshipping an image of Shiva. Lacks beginnning and end. 3-4 lines per folio side. Excellent condition. Lateral hole between first and second column.

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: 110View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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