Kokrajhar Museum

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Sanchipat

Sanchipat

Max. Length: 25 cm, Max. Breadth: 8 cm

This is a manuscript written on the bark of the Sanchi tree. Sanchipat was the writing material used in the past in Assam. The manuscript is third chapter of Gita, a Hindu scripture which is part of the epic Mahabharata. The script is in Assamese. There are 47 sheets/pages in total, collected from Mangaldoi of Darang district in Assam.