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Folio from a Manuscript of the Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita

Pala period
ca. 1090
India (Bengal) or Bangladesh
Ink and color on palm leaf
H. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); L. 22 3/16 in. (56.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Francis M. Weld Gift, 1952
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Written on backing of picture in ink: "from a Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita illuminated manuscript (the only illuminated one known to the scholarly world according to Dr. B. Battachrya [sic] writing in the Bulletin of the Baroda State Museum, vol. I, 1943–44. Dated in the last quarter of the 11th century, Pala dynastie [sic], Bengal)."
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