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Sanchipat puthi

Sanchipat

Max. Length: 28 cm, Max. Breadth: 7 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 second chapter of Gita, a Hindu scripture which is part of the epic Mahabharata. The script is in Assamese and the language is Sanskrit. There are 40 sheets/pages in total, collected from Bhagabati Satra, Mangaldoi of Darang district in Assam.