MS PUL Woolner 6105

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6105
Catalogue No. 835  (Vol. II, Appendix to Vol. I, p. 49)
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition damaged  (sides very stained from moisture, very brittle and broken, large parts of material lost, much of the remaining text blurred, faded or rubbed off)

Size in mm

Folio 310 x 93
Writing Area 240 x 63

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10  (8-11)
Akṣaras per Line 55  (50-60)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 17
Foliation (from Label) 17
Physical Completeness incomplete  (much text lost due to the bad physical condition of the MS)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) incomplete  (further remark on the label: "old + injured")

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Bāṅglā
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands two  (text in preceded by astrological charts [one folio], lists [one folio] and a text filling another folio; perhaps three hands in all)
Punctuation daṇḍas  (single and double, horizontal strokes)


Other Emphasis underlining

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, lower right corner  (only one or two instances preserved in the present sample)
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area
Frequency no marginalia

Further Special Features

Illustrations, Graphs, Maps Yes  (a maṇḍala and astrological charts on the first folio, verso)
Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, Appendix, p. 49) / PUL Label

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase

End of Text

Concluding Elements