Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 227 (U.2.18)
Title: Tibetan Charm
Images: [ MS Hunter 227 fol. 12v ]
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Tibetan block-print charm in mandala form. Author unknown.
In the margin, according to information kindly supplied by Dr L.D. Barnett of the British Museum, there are magical formulae in a corrupt Sanskrit.
[Formerly R.3.4; R.3.21].
Cordier's description (Bibl. Sin. III, 1906-7, p. 1650) suggests only: 'Ouvrage astronomique? Éclipse de Peking'
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, a sheet (12 x 11 3/4) mounted, containing within a square frame concentric circles with figures and inscriptions.
Binding: Pasteboards, half-bound calf, marbled-paper sides
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Tibetan
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: Henri Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, 3 (2e éd, Paris, 1906-7), col. 1650; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 491.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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