Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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041 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Author: unknown
Title: cat to cav ne mi
Title: Story of Nemi jataka
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Lik  

Subject:  canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W320

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
112 / 224
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 10

Condition

poor

animal

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

no

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1242

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1266

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: me saṅ kan ta ka naṅ khaṅ (vin loi ṅuin)

Original place of donation: Loi Nguen town

Present copy's donor: naṅ can ta