Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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039 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Author: Unknown
Title: pūritatʻ
Title: Story of King Pūridatta
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Vatthu Rhyming system: sauṅʻ kivʻ Text at other location: Wat Pang Mu

General remarks on work: Some pages of the first part of this manuscript are missing.

Subject:  canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W318

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
92
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 184

Condition

poor

animal,water,wear,human

Incomplete. Some pages missing.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Cover colour: natural

Condition

no

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1245

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson.