Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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124 (Wat Tiyasathan)

abbots room collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: pañʻca seṭṭhila vatʻ thu satheʺ kyīʺ ṅāʺ pāʺ
Title: Story of the five millionaires.
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Vatthu Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ phīlā Text at other location: Wat Tiyasathan (77)

Subject:  non canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W575

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
Dimensions: (written):

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: gold Cover material: papier mache

Cover embellishment: lac,gilt

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1236

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1282

Provenance and Acquisition

Place name for present copy: Wat Tiyasathan, Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai Province.