Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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023 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: caṅʻʹ citʻʺ huvʻ citʻʺ haṅʻ
Title: Story of an elephant that has seven heads and seven tails
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes

Story of two brothers, who by the order the king had to look for an elephant that had seven heads and seven tails...

Subject:  non canonical jataka 

Colophon: Colophon:yes 
Language(s): shan

Work ID: W303

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
128 / 256
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

animal

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

The present copy's donor lived in Pauk Haw, Maehongson Town

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1302

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1324

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson.

Original donor: po̐ saṅʻ caiʺ naṅʻʺ sūñʻ lukʻ̐ yiṅʻʺ nanṅʻʺ pūʺ khamʻʺ Original donor information: introduction

Original donor place information: introduction

Present copy's donor: po̐ thavʻ̐ numʻ̨ lukʻ̐ yiṅʻʺ mè̐ saṅʻ lavʻ

Place name for present copy: Maehongson