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Bronze Candle Holder Inscription (P.Ch. 23)  
Name Bronze Candle Holder Inscription (P.Ch. 23)  (Thai version)
Script Old Khmer
Date 1736 B.E.
Language Khmer
Face/Line 1 face ; contains 2 lines of writing
Material bronze
Form candle holder
Size 12 cm. width ; 19 cm. height ; 36 cm. perimeter
Found at Archaeological Site Number 11, Mueang Phra Rot, Dong Si Maha Phot, Khok Pip Locality, Si Mahosot District (known as Si Maha Phot District in previous information), Prachin Buri Province
Exhibited Prachin Buri National Museum, Prachin Buri Province
Description The inscription is simply a written record saying that this candle holder was offered by Kamrateṅ Añ Śrī Jayavarman (Jayavarman 7th) to this Arogya Sāla in the year 1115 of the Śaka era.
Reference Edited by : The Inscriptions in Thailand Database Project  Staffs (2555 B.E.), SAC, from :
1) Prasan Bunprakhong, “Transliteration of Old Khmer script, Khmer language on materials made from bronze, found at Archaeological Site Number 11, Mueang Phra Rot, Dong Si Maha Phot, Khok Pip Locality,” Silpakorn 11, 4 (May 2510) : 124-126 (in Thai).
2) Cham Thongkhamwan, “113th Plate, the inscription on material made from bronze,” in The collection of inscriptions in Thailand part 4 : the inscriptions found in the north, northeast, east, and central parts of Thailand which are inscribed in letters of the languages of Thai, Khmer, Mon and Pali-Sanskrit (Phra Nakhon : The Committee on the Publication of Historical Documents, Office of the Prime Minister, OPM, 2513), 150-153 (in Thai).
3) Prasan Bunprakhong and Cham Thongkhamwan, “The Bronze Candle Holder Inscription,” in The Inscriptions in Thailand volume 4 : Khom Script, 17th-18th Buddhist century (Bangkok : The National Library of Thailand, NLT, 2529), 133-136 (in Thai).
Illustrations Photograph from : Prachin Buri National Museum, Prachin Buri Province
Face I

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