Burmese palm leaf ms?

Dietrich Christian Lammerts DCL33 at CORNELL.EDU
Thu Sep 28 23:48:20 UTC 2006

Looking briefly at this mss, it is not Burmese. It is written in a Tai
script, probably of eastern Shan States in Myanmar or Northern Thailand,
perhaps Tai Khoen. The Pali seems to be an ordination text (sunatu me bhante
sangho, etc). The support is saa paper, known in Burma as "parabaik", which
is very common. 


Dietrich Christian Lammerts
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