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IOL Toch 64

Known as:IOL Toch 64; H 149.203; A.203
Cite this page as:Michaël Peyrot. "IOL Toch 64". 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-ioltoch64 (accessed 20 May 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):5.7 × 8.3 cm
Number of lines:5


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


a1/// va ca • e kī ta tsñe nta sa ta rya sa¯ – ///
a2/// kā ra ṇa¯ ¯m mā ne saṃ ṣe wä nta re t·e ///
a3/// jā ka rma ca ve da nā • ṣo ///
a4/// ·au – – ni sa mā sa [t]· ///
a5/// – tk·a ·i ///
b1/// [l]· (–) ///
b2/// tu ri ṣya te • ///
b3/// k· r· ṇa¯ ¯m yne śa ññe pi ///
b4/// – n· ra nta ra¯ ¯m ma ñccai ksa wä nta – ///
b5/// r[y]e ṇa rū pi ṇāṃ • snai e pi ṅkte sa r[ū] ///


a1/// vacaekītatsñentasa tarya sa· ///
a2/// kāraṇam nesäṃ ṣe wäntare t·e ///
a3/// …jā karma ca vedanāṣo… ///
a4/// ·au – – ni sa sa ///
a5/// – tk·a ·i ///
b1/// – ///
b2/// …tur iṣyate • ///
b3/// k(ā)r(a)ṇam yneśaññepi ///
b4/// – n(i)r antaram mañc cai ksa wänta(rwa) ///
b5/// …ryeṇa rūpiṇāṃsnai epiṅktesa rū(p)· ///



According to Broomhead 1962: 346 "[t]he writing is very clear. There are five lines of which three are reasonably preserved. Written in small ductus."


Online access

IDP: IOL Toch 64


Peyrot 2007: №64; Broomhead 1962: 346


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. http://idp.bl.uk/database/oo_cat.a4d?shortref=Peyrot_2007.