1456 MANUSCRIPTS IN SANSKRIT, KHOTANESE, AND KUCHEAN [App. F
broken into numerous small pieces ; inscr. on one side only with 5 II. writing in Khotanese and Upright Gupta. Purport not determined. No. 63, Hoernle Reg. 7' X 2/".
F. III. ii. ooi. Wooden tablet, practically complete, but broken into numerous pieces and somewhat rotten ; inscr., apparently on one side only, with 3 11. faded and nearly illegible writing in Upright Gupta and apparently in Khotanese. No. 65, Hoernle Reg. s' 3" X 3".
F. III. i. ooi. P6thi. Fr. of fol., inscr. with remains of 311. writing in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta ; much damaged; purport not determined. No. 64, Hoernle Reg. I" sq.
F. x. I. P6thi. Fr. of small fol., L. end up to string-hole of prob. initial fol.; inscr. with remains of 5 II. in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta. Perhaps a dhdravi. No. 66, Hoernle Reg. Iâ"x I$".
F. xil. I. Pôthi fol., complete, slightly damaged, consisting of two pieces joined ; inscr. with 9 ll. in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta. Fol. No. on obv., but illegible. Belongs to P6thi of the Suvarnaprabhasoltama-stotra, of which it might be the final fol. No. 67, Hoernle Reg. r' 3ä"
F. zu. 2. Pôthi. Three frs. of fol., one large, two small ; prob. belonging to each other ; inscr. with 9 II., in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta, of some Buddhist canonical work.
The large fr., L. side, contains end of loth chap. (parivarlto ?lama das'amah samdplah), but the name itself is broken away ; I I th chap. commences llamas lasya bhagavalo Rainakusuma é una (remainder lost). No. 68, Hoernle Reg. Gr. fr. 914" 4 r.
F. xii. 3. P6thi. Fr. of fol. with 9 II., in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta, of some Buddhist canonical work (Saddharma-putklarika ?).
The writing has some peculiarities : Aktaras ma and a of a rather early type ; blza in bhagavat always written ba, etc. A fr. with the same peculiarities in F. XII. 9 (No. 75). No. 69, Hoernle Reg. 4" X 4".
F. XII. 4. Pôthi. Six frs. of small fols., triangular-shaped, sticking together; inscr. with remains of 2 11. in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta chars. Purport not determinable. No. 7o, Hoernle Reg. ii" x ii".
F. zu. s. P6thi. Strip of fol., inscr. with 3 11., in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta chars., of some Buddhist canonical work. No. 71, Hoernle Reg. 6" x t ".
F. xii. 6. P6thi. Six frs. of the Suvarvzaprabhàsa ; 4 larger, 2 minute, in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta. They measure about 44" in breadth and 51", 24", 3", 14" in length, with z o 11. on the page. One bears the fol. No. 47 ; another has the end of 13th chap. and the verse No. 73 ; another (the largest) has the end of the 15th chap. ; another (apparently of the z ith chap.) has twice the mutilated name [Suvarnaprabhtiso]ltamasya sfztrendra-ràja[sya]. No. 72, Hoernle Reg.
F. zii. 7. Pôthi. 35 fols. of Saddharma pundarika, in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta. 33 fols., numbered 5-37 complete ; fols. 38 and 39 very considerably damaged ; writing on all fols., especially near string-holes, often badly damaged. Fol. Nos. in L. upper corner of obv.
The text on fol. 5 ai commences in the II th chap. with le ca sarvasallvà on p. 247, 1. 6, of Kern's printed ed., and it ends on fol. 37 bviii with bodhim ablzisambuddhà on p. 316, 1. 4, of Kern's printed text. But the text differs considerably in places from the printed ed. Specimens of the former have been published by Prof. de la Vallée Poussin in J.R.A.S., 1911, pp. 1067 ff.
The paper appears to consist of two very thin sheets, coarse, dun-coloured, pasted together; 8 11. writing on each page. No. 73, Hoernle Reg. Pl. CXLIV.
F. xu. 8. P6thi. Four small frs., from upper right-hand corner of fairly large fol. ; with remains of 3 Il., in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta, of some Buddhist canonical work. Also a minute fr. of another fol., showing part of string-hole and surrounding circle, but no writing. No. 74, Hoernle Reg. 5" X 2".
F. xii. g. P6thi. Three frs. of two fols., in Sanskrit and Upright Gupta, of Buddhist canonical works. A large fr., 4k" x 41r", from L. side of a fol., but fol. No. missing; apparently belongs to Saddharma pugzdarika, and is written with all peculiarities of the frs. of F. mi. 3 (No. 69), e.g. bagavàn.
Two very small frs., 2k" x i" and I" x ii", are written in different hand, and belong to a fol. of a different Pôthi. No. 75, Hoernle Reg.
K.Y. i. 1. Wooden cover of Prathi ; very light wood, with string-hole at 3i" from L. end. Prob. the upper board, because it is inscr. with siddham a it i, being the beginning of the alphabetic table, in Upright Gupta chars. No. J31, Hoernle Reg. 9A" x I's".
VI.-REMAINS OF POTHIS AND DOCUMENTS, MAINLY IN KHOTANESE, FROM RUINED FORT ON MAZAR-TAGH
M. Tagh. ii. 004. Wooden tablet, small fr.; inscr. with remains of alphabetic and numeric radicals. No. 89, Hoernle Reg. 2"
M. Tagh. iv. ool. Fr. of wooden tablet, with hole at R. end for suspension ; inscr. on one side only with one 1. writing in Khotanese and Cursive Gupta. No. 90, Hoernle Reg. 38" X
M. Tagh. a. 8. Strip from middle of document on coarse paper, bearing on obv. remains of 2 Il. of Cursive Gupta in Khotanese language. Rev. blank. No. 91, Hoernle Reg. 7"x I".
M. Tagh. a. 1. 0033. Document on coarse buff paper, complete, but damaged by holes in middle ; inscr. on obv. with 1311. Cursive Gupta in Khotanese. Purport perhaps medical.