Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 197 Funeral chant pictographs

Title

Funeral chant pictographs

Other related names

Call number

LJS 197
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Naxi

Origin

Written in southwest China in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Date
between 1885 and 1915
Place
China

Summary

Prompts for chants performed from memory by a priest (tombra or dongba) at funeral ceremonies.

Extent

11 leaves : 93 x 286 mm. bound to 93 x 286 mm

Collation

Paper, 11; 1-11¹.

Binding

Sewn at left edge.

Layout

Each page divided into 3 rows of cells, with each cell containing multiple pictographs; ruled in ink.

Script

Written in pictographs.

Provenance

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