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.

Object URI
OB00109
History details
Discovered for scholarship by Cunningham before 1854.
Event Type
Stored
Place
in situ
Event Place Uncertain