Lacquer chest containing three sets of Burmese Kammavaca or Buddhist manuscripts and wooden cover boards, the largest 14 x 61 x 4cm. The square script lacquered in the 'tamarind seed' style relates to ordination, donations, consecration of a new building or curing sickness.
Sa-daik [Buddhist manuscript chest] and Kammavaca [Buddhist ordination manuscript]
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 105489
- Dates of Creation19th-20th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialBurmese Pali
- Physical Description1 chest, 3 manuscripts
Scope and Content
Conditions Governing Access
Manuscript is fragile. Requests to consult the original manuscript should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and marked for the attention of the Head of Special Collections and Archives
Gift from Sir Evan Miller.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
L65 x W20 x D19cm.
Conditions Governing Use
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Previously in custody of Lord Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl of Roberts (1832-1914).