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Illustrated Buddhist Text (in Khmer script): Scene of the Daughters of Mara Attempting to Distract the Buddha


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Illustrated Buddhist Text (in Khmer script): Scene of the Daughters of Mara Attempting to Distract the Buddha, 19th century
Manuscript
Thai
,
19th century
Creation Place: Thailand
Individual leaf from a palm-leaf manuscript; ink, color, and gold on palm leaf
greatest dimen.: H. 6.1 x W. 60.1 cm (2 3/8 x 23 11/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
, 1984.502.3
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Bibliography
Pratapaditya Pal and Julia Meech, Buddhist Book Illuminations, Ravi Kumar Publishers (New York, 1988), p. 193, Pl. 56 (second from bottom)

Robert D. Mowry, "Hidden Treasures: Southeast Asian Manuscripts in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum", Review / Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., Winter 1993-1994), Vol. III, no. I, pp. 2-3

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