(Palm leaf manuscript


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Title (Palm leaf manuscript
Language in pali palmleaf/lontar
Place/Date Indonesia 20th century?
Physical app. Nice small manuscript written in pali between 2 wooden panels bound together with a rope and old coin(kepeng),7 leaves written on 1 side with nice portray pictures,7 on a leave.3.5×40 cm,the 2 wooden boards are also with a design.
Content The name of the palmleaf manuscript is Lontar and it is named after the dryed strokes of the Lontar palmtree which willbe scratched in by a sharp pen and then the leaves will be painted with a dark litre of burned nuts and coconut oil, in that way you can read the letters or see the pictures. The cord has 2 old Chinese coins called Kepeng.

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