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US scholar brings ancient Balinese scripts to digital age

  • Ni Komang Erviani

    The Jakarta Post

Denpasar | Fri, January 14 2011 | 10:23 am

PREMIUM A theatre professor from Wesleyan University in New York, Ron Jenkins, is leading a team of workers in transcribing ancient Balinese scripts written on lontar palm leaves at the library of Bali Cultural office in Denpasar on Thursday.

Page by page, the lontar scripts were recorded using a DSLR camera and a computer.

“We will digitalize the entire lontar script collection and transl...