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Mongolian Tanjur, Wrapped in yellow fabric and pressed by 2 wooden frames in sandal wood book covers © National Library of Mongolia

Mongolian Tanjur

Registration year: 2011
Submission year: 
2010
Collection ID: 
2010-48

Tanjur (Tibetan for translation of treatise) have had a huge effect on the development of Mongolian literature and other branches of science. The proposed inscription concerns a large collection of over 3427 works on ten disciplines created by ancient Indian and Tibetan scientists and panditas. It has served as a theoretical guide for translators and moreover greatly contributed to the translation of Mongolian of the Middle Ages.

Please also consult the "Stone Stele Monument for Mongolian Tanjur", by Mongolia and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2017. This records were recommended as an addition to the "Mongolian Tanjur" inscribed in the Memory of of the World Register in 2011.

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Mongolian Tanjur, Wrapped in yellow fabric and pressed by 2 wooden frames in sandal wood book covers © National Library of Mongolia
Mongolian Tanjur, Wrapped in yellow fabric and pressed by 2 wooden frames in sandal wood book covers
© National Library of Mongolia
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