The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Bijayagadh Inscription of the Yaudheyas

Object URI
OB00098
Inscription URI
IN00107

Basic Metadata

Extent
42 cm width x 6.7 cm height
Decoration
None.
Language
Sanskrit
Script
northern class, calligraphic, early "ma"
Script size
1.3
Date (min)
300
Date (max)
399
Date comments
Basis of dating: palaeography, conjecture.
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Bibliography description
First reported in #Fleet_1885:8. First edited in #Fleet_1888.
Inscription Concordance
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Concordance Item Number
58
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