Preservation of Ancient Palm Leaf Manuscripts in Pumrieng District of Surat Thani

This project involves the preservation of ancient Buddhist palm leaf manuscripts and their cloth covers.

A widely recognized center of Buddhist study, the Silk Road town of Pumrieng emerged during the Ayutthaya Period (1361-1761) as regional seat of authoriy in the south of modern-day Thailand. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Surat Thani, Thailand, South-Eastern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Suratthani Rajabhat University Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $15,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2016 Project Status: Completed
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