The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Mathura Jaina Image Inscription of the time of Kumaragupta I

The inscription is on the pedestal of the image.

Object URI
OB00020
Inscription URI
IN00022

Basic Metadata

Extent
75 cm width x 4 cm height
Decoration
None.
Language
Hybrid Sanskrit
Script
northern class, western Gupta
Script size
2
Reigning Monarch
Kumāragupta I
Date (min)
425
Date (max)
426
Date comments
Intrinsic Date: 107 (adhika śrāvaṇa 20?) (era: Gupta). Basis of dating: intrinsic.
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Bibliography description
First noticed in #Bühler_1894:211-212.
Inscription Concordance
Concordance Item
Concordance Item Number
18
Concordance Item
Concordance Item Number
1268
Concordance Item
Concordance Item Number
21
Concordance Item
Concordance Item Number
145-146
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