This is a photograph of Manipuri manuscript, known as a puya, on agar bark containing traditional lore. It is written in the Meithei Mayek script, a Brahmic script which has been used since the 11th century. It was photographed through a plastic barrier, with the label 'SADING SAKOK'.
This is a photograph of a research team from Kentucky looking at Manipuri manuscripts with L. Somi Roy and Oza Khelchandr. The manuscripts and other items are laid out on a table with a white table cloth. L. Somi Roy takes a photograph while Oza Khelchandr explains the manuscripts to researchers.