Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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UL.1.167 (University Library, Cambridge University)

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Contents

Rolled book written in mao script

Title: Samèṅ‘ ’Arik‘mek‘teya
Title: Chronicle of Ariya Metteya
Title: သမိင်ဢရိၵ်မေ်ၵ်တေ်ယ
Title:

Illustrated (ornamentation): mono

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Introduction: yes

General remarks on work: No date mentioned.

Subject:  history Subject comments: Chronicle of the future Buddha

Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W629

Physical Description

Form: Rolled book
64
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 18-19

Condition

Attached wrapper (38.5 x 70 cm) of thick woven red cotton with yellow pinstripes, and tassel (9 cm); attached tying tape (2 x 201.5 cm) with tassel (24 cm). One hand throughout; written with two kinds of brushes, thick and thin. Floral designs.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: other Cover material: cloth

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Dedicated to "you who have reached impermanence and death, ’Uv‘ Pū Nai Kaup‘".

Provenance and Acquisition

Present copy's donor: Po Ye Present copy's donor (shan):  ပေ႞ယေ် Present copy information: introduction