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The Pyu script

The Pyu script

မြန်မာဘာသာဖြင့် ဖတ်ရန်

Myanmar's three 1st Millennium cities Halin, Beikthano-myo, and Sri Ksetra have recently been named UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This photo shows an example of the "Pyu" script, which is a variant of the Pallava script of South India. Irrawaddy valley Buddhism was strongly influenced by South Indian Buddhism during the mid-1st Millennium.

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