Secular Fragments of Tibetan Texts found at the Main Dunhuang Collection Kept at the IOM, RAS

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The paper introduces twelve fragments of secular texts in Tibetan found in the main collection of Dunhuang manuscripts preserved in the IOM, RAS. In regard of each fragment a physical description, provisional notes on their contents, digital copy and transliteration are provided. Since all the fragments are very short our identifications of the texts are just tentative. One of them, Дх-7759, relates to the divination with dice. The others are fragments of letters, economic documents, etc.


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Alexander V. Zorin

Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, Russian Academy of Sciences

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Russian Federation

Kazushi Ivao

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Japan

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