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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1623 - Yājñavalkya - Dharmaśāstra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1623 - Yājñavalkya - Dharmaśāstra
Dharmaśāstra. Adhyāya 1-3 , circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (44 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 31 cm.
First three chapters of a work on Hindu laws (dharma), customs, rites and ceremonies.
Title from colophon (f. 44v).
Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
45 leaves foliated 1-45, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīyājñavalkīye dharmaśāstri tṛtīyodhyāyaḥ // (f. 44v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Watermarks of the letters G.V. and perhaps a bull with a large hump and something attached to it, possibly a harness.
Wooden board with one broken corner and writing supports manuscript.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1623.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1623
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
धर्मशास्त्र. अध्याय १-३ , १७००-१८५०.
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