Bad omens and agricultural rituals
manuscripts (document genre)
Endangered Cham Manuscripts of Vietnam
Mr. Quang Van Dai's father handed down the material to him, who has kept it for about 50 years.
54 unnumbered pages
Cham manuscripts, bound into volumes with staples.The covers were made of thin blue cloth with white stiff paper glued on the inner sides. The content was written in Akhar Thrah language with India ink on thin paper. All pages had small round sticky notes with ordinal numbers. Several words on each page were highlighted in orange. The material is in good condition. Size (width - length), 25.5 x 13 cm
It covers religious and agricultural themes. The content is about bad omens and agricultural rituals.
Digitization of this manuscript was funded by the British Libaries' Endangered Archives Programme through the project, Digitisation of the Endangered Cham Manuscripts of Vietnam (no. EAP698).