[RAS Burmese 34] Pāṭha Abhidhammāvatāra
language : Thai
date : C19th?
203 olas (ka-ṭṭhaḥ) in 6 bundles (phūk); 585 x 56 mm; 2 cord holes, 5 lines, 72 char., Kham script, 480 mm; numb. Kham letters; gilded edges, 1st & last olas of each bundle, gilded, decorated in brown lacquer with charming floral, squirrels and birds motifs, 1st ola of each bundle, title in the central cartouche: braḥ pāṭha abhidhammavatāra phūk …; 2 wooden covers, recto gilded decorated like the olas, verso plain red lacquered. This ms. belongs to the collection of similar bundles kept under RAS BURMESE 30, 31, 32, & 33, same style of decorations, same measurements. Possibly the ms. presented in 1858 by King Mongkut (Rama IV). No date (19th c.). See Jacqueline Filliozat, ‘Survey of the Pāli Manuscript Collection in the Royal Asiatic Society’, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1999, Vol. 9, Pt. 1, pp. 35-76.