Collection ID: 0016 | Metadata type: TEI
Penn Museum 51-9-5 Thai manuscript fragments
TitleThai manuscript fragments
Call numberPenn Museum 51-9-5
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library Web)
- bibid: 6321208
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageIn Pali (51-9-5.1) and Thai with Pali words (51-9-5.2)
19 leaves from the middle of an unidentified Pali text (51-9-5.1), housed with 2 leaves from a narrative text about a king and a precious jewel in Thai with Pali words (51-9-5.2).
- Title supplied by cataloger (viewed on November 18, 2015)
- Written in 5 lines per leaf (51-9-5.1) and 4 lines per leaf (51-9-5.2).
- Leaves of palm leaf with two central holes approximately 21 cm (51-9-5.1) and 19.5 cm (51-9-5.2) apart; faded red edges on leaves of longer text (51-9-5.1); most ends damaged, 2 leaves partial (f. 17-18), and one comprised of 3 small fragments (f. 19).
- Longer text foliated with letters starting with M, so the beginning of this manuscript is lacking (51-9-5.1); one of the leaves in the shorter text is foliated ga (51-9-5.2).
- Written in Thailand, possibly in the 18th century (Justin McDaniel).
- Dimensions of original manuscript: 4.5 x 53 cm (51-9-5.1); 4.1 x 51.1 cm (51-9-5.2).
- Reproduced from the original with permission of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) license.
Extent1 online resource (21 leaves) :
- Gift of Mrs. W. H. Kneedler (nurse and wife of Presbyterian medical missionary W. H. Kneedler), 1951.
- Buddhist literature, Pali--Early works to 1800
- Buddhist stories, Thai--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Thai--18th century
- Manuscripts--Thailand--18th century
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Section: Unidentified Pali text, f.1r
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Decoration: Broken leaf, f. 17
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Decoration: Broken leaves, f. 17-18
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Decoration: Broken leaves, f. 18-19
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Decoration: Broken leaf, f. 19
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Section: Narrative text, f. 20r