The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Gadhwa Inscription of GE 148

4 lines, the beginning of each lost. Margins about 3.8 cm on all sides except proper right, where the slab is broken.

Object Reference
Object URI
OB00057
Inscription URI
IN00063

Basic Metadata

Extent
67 cm width x 12 cm height
Decoration
None.
Language
Sanskrit
Script
northern class
Script size
1.1
Reigning Monarch
Skandagupta
Date (min)
466
Date (max)
467
Date comments
Intrinsic Date: 148 māgha 21 (era: Gupta). Basis of dating: intrinsic.
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Bibliography description
First reported (with eye copy and transcription) in #ASIR_10:11. Date corrected in #Hultzsch_1882:311n3. First edited in #Fleet_1888.
Inscription Concordance
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Concordance Item Number
66
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Concordance Item Number
1280
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Concordance Item Number
37
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