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Manuscript

Object Number:2003-42-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Period: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
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 Number:1995.X.20265 - Other Number

Description

Palm leaf manuscript written in Tamil or possibly Oriya. Most likely from southeast India. Covers and leaves have two holes that travel the length of the text. A wooden stick is inserted to keep them leaves together. Puranic.

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