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633 SOLD Old Copper Sutra Scroll Manuscript with Script & Figurative Inscriptions

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This is a set of 12 copper plate inscriptions

The manuscript is probably a Jain mansucript with the figure of Lord Mahavir.

Similar ones have been found in Odisha and are on display in the Orissa State Museum.

May be from the time when the influence of Jainism had spread to the Eastern and Southern parts of India

Alternately it may be a Buddhist manuscript.

Needs further study.

Age unknown


8 inches x 2 inches


This is a one-of-a-kind set and a unique opportunity for acquisition.




This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.


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