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DREAMSEA Project No.:
DS 0020 00003
Institution:
HMML; DREAMSEA
Surrogate Format:
Digital
IIIF Manifest:
https://www.vhmml.org/image/manifest/537750
Country:
Indonesia
City (Province):
Indramayu (Jawa Barat)
Name of collection:
Private collection of Radiwan
Right to Left?:
No
Current Status:
In situ
Subject matter:
Prayer and divination
Copyist:
Anonymous
Begin Year Date:
1850
End Year Date:
1950
Script:
Javanese
Writing support:
Unlined paper
Watermark?:
No
Countermark?:
No
Manuscript cover?:
Yes
Binding?:
Yes
Manuscript paper dimension:
17 x 21 cm
Text block dimension:
14 x 19 cm
Number of pages:
4 pages
Rubrication?:
No
Illumination?:
No
Illustration?:
No
Manuscript condition:
Damaged
Description of manuscript content:
The text is about calculations related to the prophets to learn the journey of someone’s life. After specific calculations, the outcome is related to the characteristics/journey of the prophet who is connected with the outcome of the calculations. The Rotating Serpent of the days points to someone’s character that is decided by the day he/she was born and calculations for when to hold certain celebrations, finding the right marriage partners, building houses, and so forth.
Other notes:
The manuscript is a fragment and only consists of the first part of the text.

Item 1 - Title in Roman script:
[Pétungan – Primbon]
Item 1 - Title in English script:
[Divination – Almanac]
Item 1 - Author:
Anonymous
Item 1 - Language:
Javanese
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