Burmese palm leaf ms? (fwd) (fwd)

Stephen Hodge s.hodge at PADMACHOLING.PLUS.COM
Fri Sep 29 12:59:10 EDT 2006


Dear George,

My Pali contact has this to say:

> It isn't Burmese, the script is Lao ("Lao-Tham"/"Lao-Dhamma"), which
> effectively means that it comes from no further west than Northern
> Thailand (i.e., it certainly doesn't look Shan).

>  It also doesn't look very old --notwithstanding the holes bored away
> by the termites. I would presume it's of entirely modern origin.

Best wishes,
Stephen Hodge



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