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SI M-TD 31b

Known as:SI M-TD 31b; SI M-TD/31б; SI M-TD/31δ [Ching 2010]
Cite this page as:"SI M-TD 31b". 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-simtd31b (accessed 25 May 2024).

Provenience

Main find spot:Miran
Collection:Institute of Oriental Manuscripts (St. Petersburg)

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:classical
Script:classical

Text contents

Text genre:Non-literary
Text subgenre:Tag
Verse/Prose:prose

Object

Material: ink on wood tablet
Form:Woodslip
Size (h × w):2.5 × 9 cm
Number of lines:1

Transliteration

a1cai kuśā ni ca tu rtha sā ṅki

Transcription

a1cai kuśāni caturthasāṅki

Translation

a1These are the kuśāne [coins] of/for the caturtha-sāṃghika [lit. of the fourth monastery]

Commentary

Remarks

Commercial tag, 7th/8th century CE, found in June 1914. Collection S. E. Malov.

References

Image and basic information

Seipel 1996: 345

Transcription

Malzahn 2007d: 93

Edition

Ching 2010: 330

Bibliography

Ching 2010

Ching, Chao-jung. 2010. “Secular documents in Tocharian: Buddhist economy and society in the Kucha region.” {PhD}, Paris: École Pratique des Hautes Études.

Malzahn 2007d

Malzahn, Melanie. 2007d. “Tocharian texts and where to find them.” In Instrumenta Tocharica, edited by Melanie Malzahn, 79–112. Heidelberg: Winter.

Seipel 1996

Seipel, Wilfried. 1996. Weihrauch und Seide. Alte Kulturen der Seidenstraße. Eine Ausstellung des Kunsthistorischen Museums in Zusammenarbeit mit der Staatlichen Eremitage in St. Petersburg; Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, 21. Jänner bis 14. April 1996. Hg. V. Wilfried Seipel. Wien: Skira Editore.