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IOL Toch 115

Known as:IOL Toch 115; H 149.327; A.327
Cite this page as:Michaël Peyrot. "IOL Toch 115". In A Comprehensive Edition of Tocharian Manuscripts (CEToM). Created and maintained by Melanie Malzahn, Martin Braun, Hannes A. Fellner, and Bernhard Koller. https://cetom.univie.ac.at/?m-ioltoch115 (accessed 22 Jul. 2024).


Editor:Michaël Peyrot


Main find spot:Unknown
Collection:British Library (London)

Language and Script

Language:Skt.; TB
Linguistic stage:classical

Text contents

Text genre:Literary


Material: ink on paper
Size (h × w):5.1 × 6.4 cm
Number of lines:5


Images from idp.bl.uk by courtesy of the International Dunhuang Project and the British Library.


a1/// ·ka lywe cce : su bhā – – ///
a2/// haṃ : śpā lmeṃ ynā¯ ¯ñm yā ///
a3/// – : pa kwā ro na pi lko ntaṃ¯ ¯[ts] ///
a4/// [m]ya gbu ddhaṃ : ka lymi sa ka ///
a5/// dha rma yā ·ṃ – ·e ///
b1/// ·[k]· ka llā [ly]· ·[k]· ///
b2/// n· ta śi ra sā hya haṃ – ///
b3/// [mī] yä s̝s̝a lñe ṣṣa na : va ///
b4/// [jā] : pe lai kne wi nā skau ///
b5/// ·[ai] ple we : sa b· ·ṃ ///


a1/// (ñem)-kälywecce : subhā(ṣitagaveṣi) ///
a2/// …haṃ : śpālmeṃ ynāñm yā… ///
a3/// – : pakwārona pilkontaṃts ///
a4/// (sa)myag buddhaṃ : kalymisa kä… ///
a5/// dharma ·ṃ·e ///
b1/// ·k· källāly· ·k· ///
b2/// n·ta śirasā hy ahaṃ – ///
b3/// mīyäṣṣälñeṣṣana : va… ///
b4/// …jā : pelaikne wināskau ///
b5/// ·ai plewe : sa ·ṃ ///


Philological commentary

The restoration to "(king) Subhāṣitagaveṣin" by Broomhead is probably wrong. Very probably not a narrative.


According to Broomhead 1962: 353 "[w]ritten in small ductus, and clearly preserved, it is from the middle of a five line manuscript".


Online access

IDP: IOL Toch 115


Peyrot 2007: №115; Broomhead 1962: 353


Broomhead 1962

Broomhead, J.W. 1962. “A textual edition of the British Hoernle, Stein and Weber Kuchean manuscripts. With transliteration, translation, grammatical commentary and vocabulary. I = Edition.” PhD, Cambridge: Trinity College.


“The International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online.” n.d. http://idp.bl.uk.

Peyrot 2007

Peyrot, Michaël. 2007. “An edition of the Tocharian fragments IOL Toch 1 – IOL Toch 822 in the India Office Library.” International Dunhuang Project. 2007. http://idp.bl.uk/database/oo_cat.a4d?shortref=Peyrot_2007.