The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Tusam Graffiti 1 on Larger Rock

Object Reference
Object URI
OB00102
Inscription URI
IN00112

Basic Metadata

Decoration
None.
Language
Sanskrit
Script
northern class, similar to but clumsier than %IN00111
Script size
5-6
Date (min)
350
Date (max)
499
Date comments
Basis of dating: palaeography.
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<objectDesc>
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<material>stone / unspecified</material>
<objectType>natural rock</objectType>
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<dimensions unit="cm">
<width />
<height>210-240</height>
<depth>150-180</depth>
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<measure type="weight" unit="gram">not available</measure>
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<p>A semi-detached block of rock which bears three inscriptions, %IN00111 in a central position, with %IN00112 above it and %IN00113 below and to the left of it.</p>
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<layoutDesc>
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<p>A single line above %IN00111, slanting upward.</p>
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<handDesc>
<height unit="cm">05-Jun</height>
<p>northern class, similar to but clumsier than %IN00111</p>
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<decoDesc>
<p>None.</p>
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</origin>
<p>Discovered by Bird in or before 1872-73, halfway up the steep hill at the village of Tuśām (28.871249, 75.909812) in modern Haryana, close to %OB00103. The hill has several sacred pools in small caverns.</p>
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<lb n="1" />jitaṃ bhagavatā bhagavat-pāda-deśe
</ab>

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Bibliography description
Reported in #ASIR_05:138, with eye copy (Plate 40 No. 1), transliteration and translation (by Babu Pratap Chandra Ghosh). Mentioned and re-transcribed in #Fleet_1888:269.
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<p>A single line above %IN00111, slanting upward.</p>
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<handDesc>
<height unit="cm">05-Jun</height>
<p>northern class, similar to but clumsier than %IN00111</p>
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<decoDesc>
<p>None.</p>
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<lb n="1" />jitaṃ bhagavatā bhagavat-pāda-deśe
</ab>

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