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Wellcome Malay 10

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Incomplete text in Middle Malay of a series of invocations of saints and angels, whose places of residence and names are mentioned, asking them for protection against enemies. Written in rencong script on eigth strips of bamboo.

Physical description

Material: paper; 8 strips of bamboo; leaf dimensions: width 57 cm, height 2.1 cm; leaf dimensions: width 48.5 cm, height 2.1 cm; leaf dimensions: width 49.8 cm, height 1.8 cm; leaf dimensions: width 39 cm, height 2.2 cm; leaf dimensions: width 45.5 cm, height 2.3 cm; leaf dimensions: width 41 cm, height 2.8 cm; leaf dimensions: width 39.3 cm, height 2.5 cm; leaf dimensions: width 45.8 cm, height 2.7 cm

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Rencong script.

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  • Middle Malay

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    MS Malay 10

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