Five Rich Men

Title in Burmese: သူဌေးငါးပါးပေစာ.

Title in Mon: သၠပတ်သေထဳ ၅ တလ.

Transliterated title: SLAPAT SETHĪ 5 TALA.

Palm leaf of Jātaka story/work of literature on five rich men.

Extent: 2 bundles of palm leaf manuscripts, 94 faces total. First bundle appears complete from beginning to end. Second bundle may be missing some initial leaves, though it seems complete at the end.

Condition of original material: Condition varies, as does coloring. Some later leaves have burnt edges, mostly not affecting legibility. Some emendations.

Custodial history: Handwriting is Thai Mon, so manuscript is of local provenance.