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[Wellcome MS. Batak 330889]

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Pustaha. Dairi-Batak. Rambu siporhas, on divination with strings. Without illustrations of the strings. Chain of transmission: from Banuwa Siyam— Banuwa Luhum—Guru Man Juwara Sabungan who came from Hurlang Kuta Lobuh—Na Pitu Hali Datu [i.e. the seven times initiated Master]—Singa Mortandang—Man Tangga Bosi Limbong—Manawar [or Manajar?] Buwang Manalu Kamborahon—Bapa Guiya Bunureya Nambing—Man Panduya Buwang Manalu Lobuh—his son-in-law Bapa Goga Manik Aror Nakan—' my uncle ' from the clan Sibarutu Katedah—[I,] his nephew Padang Kamborahon in Gonting Simogar. On the second side only 5 pages are written, the remainder being blank. 33 leaves, 18-6 X 12 cm. Two wooden covers decorated with carvings, one of them old, the other made later in the same style. One rattan band. The paragraph headings have decorations with some red paint.

Physical description

33 leaves ; 18.6 x 12 cm

References note

Included in 'Indonesian manuscripts in Great Britain: Addenda et Corrigenda' / by M.C. Ricklefs and P. Voorhoeve. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, vol. 45, no. 2 (1982), pp. 303-305.



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