Thakali bronze plates (Dermang)

Image title: Thakali bronze plates (Dermang)

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Dermang (देरमाङ्ग)—Bronze plates used to eat rice, pancakes etc.

The text in Devanagari reads:

देरमाङ्ग - भाताखान प्रयोग गर्ने कांसका

Transliteration (IAST):

deramāṅga - bhātākhāna prayoga garne kamsaka [.../kasaka].

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

deramanga [dermang] - bhatakhana [bhatakhan] ... kamsaka.

Gallery information:

The Thakali people are an indigenous ethnic group from Nepal whose rise of power can be dated to the mid-19th century. The Thakalis originate from Thak Khola, north-west of Pokhara, western Nepal. Thy are primarily Buddhist practitioners. The Thakali language represents a branch of the Tibet-Barman family, related to languages such as Gurung and Magar.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-11
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/25
Aperture: f/3.5
ISO: 1600
Focal length: 18mm

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