The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Sanchi Inscribed Pillar of the 5th Century

On the north side of one of two small broken pillars, a few metres to the northeast of the eastern gateway of the main stūpa. The pillar is monolithic and circular in cross-section. The other pillar is not inscribed. No further details are reported.

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History details
Discovered for scholarship by Cunningham before 1854.
Event Type
in situ
Event Place Uncertain