The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Amaravati Graffito 493 of 1913

Inscription URI
IN00202
Object URI
OB00188

Basic Metadata

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None.
Language
Prakrit
Script
southern Brāhmī
Date (min)
150
Date (max)
349
Date comments
Basis of dating: palaeography.
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Bibliography description
Reported and edited (with rubbing) in #Chanda_1919-20:267-268 (No. 27). Discussed in #Mirashi_1963:xiv-xv.
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