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DREAMSEA Project No.:
DS 0030 00012
Institution:
HMML; DREAMSEA
Surrogate Format:
Digital
IIIF Manifest:
https://www.vhmml.org/image/manifest/540165
Country:
Indonesia
City (Province):
Denpasar (Bali)
Name of collection:
Private Collection of I Made Kajeng Waras Himawan Suweca
Right to Left?:
No
Current Status:
In situ
Subject matter:
Chronicle
Copying date in native date:
Saka 1837
Copying date in Gregorian:
1915
Script:
Balinese
Writing support:
Palm-leaf
Watermark?:
No
Countermark?:
No
Manuscript cover?:
Yes
Binding?:
Yes
Manuscript cover dimension:
3.5 x 29.6 cm
Manuscript paper dimension:
3.5 x 30 cm
Text block dimension:
2 x 24.4 cm
Number of pages:
60 pages
Number of blank pages:
1 page
Rubrication?:
No
Illumination?:
No
Illustration?:
No
Manuscript condition:
Good
Description of manuscript content:
The text is the tale of Ki Balian Batur who is the owner of black magic. The king of Mengwi orders Bendesa Gumyar to kill Ki Balian Batur but he failed. Ki Balian Batur discloses the secret behind his supernatural powers and that he can only be killed by a keris (dagger) of the king of Klungkung. Ki Balian Batur is killed and relations between Klungkung and Mengwi improve.
Colophon:
Puput tinerat ring dina, a, ka, wara, kulantir, pang, ping, 15, I saka yusa ning loka, 1837 (present image 30r
Other notes:
Numbering 1-28 on v sides of the leaves, no 29 is reversed on the r side. The last leaf was added later as it has no perforations at the sides. There are 59 images so one was skipped.

Item 1 - Title in Roman script:
Babad I Balyan Batur
Item 1 - Author:
Anonymous
Item 1 - Language:
Old Javanese
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