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Ms. Coll. 990, Item 4 - Abhidhamma chet kamphi : Phra Malai
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02750ctm a2200505Ia 4500
001:
9960731913503681
005:
20191003131918.0
008:
131217q18901899paua 000 0 pli d
035:
__|a  (OCoLC)ocn865509279
__|a  (OCoLC)865509279
__|a  (PU)6073191-penndb-Voyager
040:
__|a  PAULM |c  PAULM |d  PAULM
049:
__|a  PAUM
079:
__|a  ocn865509240
099:
_9|a  Ms. Coll. 990
245:
00|6  880-01 |a  Abhidhamma chet kamphi : |b  Phra Malai, |f  1890s.
300:
__|a  1 |f  item (99 folios) : |b  paper ; |c  13.5 x 66 cm.
500:
__|a  Written in 7-10 lines per folio.
__|a  Probably written in the 1890s (Justin McDaniel).
__|a  Samut khoi paper, mostly white but with several colored folios; folded concertina- or accordion-style, including upper cover.
__|a  Manuscript illustrated with images of monks and corpses and scenes from the Phra Malai.
__|a  Covers with a border formed of additional layers of heavy paper; some patches of gilt on upper cover.
520:
__|a  Illustrated manuscript of the Abhidhamma chet kamphi (chanting prompts for text chanted at funerals), followed by the popular story of Phra Malai (a monk who visits heaven and hell).
524:
__|a  UPenn Ms. Coll. 990, Item 4
546:
__|a  In Pali (Abhidhamma chet kamphi) and Thai (Phra Malai) |b  (Thai Khom).
561:
1_|a  Sold to Konrad and Sarah M. Bekker in the 1950s or 1960s; Konrad Bekker worked for the State Department in Asia and Sarah Bekker was an art historian.
1_|a  Sold from the estate of Konrad and Sarah M. Bekker at auction at Sloans & Kenyon, 14-16 June 2013, lot 465.
600:
00|a  Māleyya.
650:
_0|a  Buddhism |x  Rituals.
_0|a  Heaven |x  Buddhism.
_0|a  Hell |x  Buddhism.
_0|a  Illumination of books and manuscripts, Thai |v  Specimens.
655:
_7|a  Folded books. |2  aat
_0|a  Manuscripts, Thai |y  19th century.
_0|a  Manuscripts |z  Thailand |y  19th century.
_4|a  Manuscripts, Digital.
700:
1_|a  Bekker, Konrad, |e  died 1981, |e  former owner.
1_|a  Bekker, Sarah M., |e  died 2013, |e  former owner.
773:
0_|t  Collection of Southeast Asian Manuscripts. |g  Item 4
852:
__|b  Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts |a  University of Pennsylvania |e  3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j  Ms. Coll. 990
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880:
00|6  245-01 |a  พระอภิธรรม๗คัมภีร์: |b  พระมาลัย, |f  1890s.
994:
__|a  C0 |b  PAULM
996:
__|a  unbound
999:
__|a  DLA |b  20160105

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Collection: Thai Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Pali
Century: 19th century
Date: 1890
Genre: Folded books
Genre: Manuscripts - Thailand - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Digital
Genre: Manuscripts, Thai - 19th century
Subject: Buddhism
Subject: Heaven
Subject: Hell
Subject: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Thai
Subject: Māleyya
Geography: Thailand
Related names: Bekker, Konrad, died 1981, former owner
Related names: Bekker, Sarah M., died 2013, former owner
Page material: Paper