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Myanmar - Myazedi Quadrilingual Stone Inscription

Myazedi quadrilingual stone inscription, located in Bagan Historic city, is unique and significance written documents of Myanmar history, religion and culture in 12th century A.D. The inscription inscribed in A.D. 1113. There are described with four languages, such as Pyu, Mon, Myanmar and Pali, on each of the four faces. Myazedi stone inscription is the earliest Myanmar language document with chronological date. It is also very rare inscribed pillar of quardrilingual inscription in regional concerned. It is firmly identified the authenticity and intact writing document in 12th century A.D.

Photos: © Archaeology and National Museum, Myanmar

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