The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Deoriya Buddha Image Inscription

Object Reference
Object URI
OB00104
Inscription URI
IN00116

Basic Metadata

Extent
33 cm width x 5.7 cm height
Decoration
None.
Language
Sanskrit
Script
northern class
Script size
0.8-1.4
Date (min)
400
Date (max)
499
Date comments
Basis of dating: palaeography. #Fleet_1888:271, "about the fifth century A.D."
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<material>stone / unspecified</material>
<objectType>sculpture / Buddhist image</objectType>
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<p>A standing image of the Buddha, with one small kneeling attendant on his right and two on his left. Dimensions not reported; the pedestal is 33 cm wide.</p>
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<width>33</width>
<height>5.7</height>
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<p>northern class</p>
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<p>None.</p>
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<p>Discovered by Cunningham in 1871-72 in Deoriyā in Uttar Pradesh (25.318537, 81.792820). Moved from the Government Museum of Allahabad to the Provincial Museum of Lucknow shortly before 1888.</p>
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<lb n="1" />deya-dharmo yaṃ śākya-bhikṣo<supplied reason="omitted">r</supplied> bodhivarmaṇaḥ<supplied reason="omitted">|</supplied> yad atra puṇya<supplied reason="omitted">ṃ</supplied>
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Bibliographic Information (view/hide)
Bibliography description
First reported in #ASIR_03:48-49 (D) with transliteration and eye copy (Plate 17D). Edited in #Fleet_1888.
Inscription Concordance
Concordance Item
Concordance Item Number
68
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<p>Two lines, well preserved.</p>
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<p>None.</p>
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<p>Discovered by Cunningham in 1871-72 in Deoriyā in Uttar Pradesh (25.318537, 81.792820). Moved from the Government Museum of Allahabad to the Provincial Museum of Lucknow shortly before 1888.</p>
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