Part ii] MISCELLANEOUS FRAGMENTS OF RELIGIOUS WORKS 557
MISCELLANEOUS FRAGMENTS OF RELIGIOUS WORKS
A FRAGMENT of paper, imperfect on both the right and the left sides (E. i. '9), width, 4-44 in. ; height, 51 in. See Plate CXVI I I. The first passage is written in a good square hand ; the second is in a coarse cursive script. Both relate to the ritual of sacrifice.
A. 1. Recto.
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The dog has a place in the o cryta of Asia. We read of white dogs being sacrificed to ratify covenants, for example, in the treaty between the Chinese and the Tibetans mentioned in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, New Series, vol. xii. p. 128 f.
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