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Manuscript

Manuscript Cover

Object Number:2003-42-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sri Lanka
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1880
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Palm Leaf
Inscription Language:Pali (language)
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 with decorated covers. Pali written in sinhala script. Text is a guideline for marking sacred borders of a monastery by setting sema stones. The monastery is not royal.

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