NIGHT 117 – THE STORY OF KING UMAR ‘IBN AL-NUMAN AND HIS FAMILY

Golden oldies. Book of gold – Maunggan gold plates – oldest Buddhist manuscripts found in Burma, in Pyu script, from 5th century. The text is hammered into the gold metal. These are literally solid gold leaves of a book!

@bl @britishlibrary

#gold #bookofgold #inspiration #buddhist #1001nightsphd #vaishaliprazmari #oldbooks #goldbooks

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