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Ancient Lanna language Thai Buddhist Palm Leaf manuscript

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SKU LAN6338-B

Ancient Lanna language Thai Buddhist Palm Leaf manuscript.

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This manuscript is written in the Tai Tham script or Lanna script - also known as Tham or Yuan script.

It comprises 2 x wooden covers, the outer gilded with gold leaf and the inner plain black lacquer. Inside are 20 x double sided leaves inscribed in Thai Tham script. Bound in string. This is a religious text and used by monks in the Thai temple. Exact date unknown

Dimensions: approximately 52cm long x 6.5cm high x 3cm deep.