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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.520
Title
Illustrated Liturgical Manuscript of Pali Chants Written in Khom Bali Script and Thai Language Phra Malai Recitations Written in Khom Thai Script, with Illustrations of the Ten Jatakas
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
late 19th century
Places
Creation Place: Southeast Asia, Thailand
Culture
Thai
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201301
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Two-sided, horizontal, accordion-fold manuscript; ink, color, and gold on paper; with lacquered covers
Dimensions
13 x 66.4 cm (5 1/8 x 26 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.520
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pali texts include a condensed Abhidhamma and condensed Tripitaka, Shassaneyya. Colophon indicates this was sponsored by a lay-woman (Sika) who had the manuscript (Phra Tham) and Manuscript box (hip) made.

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