The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Nalanda Clay Plaque of a Descendant of Harivarman

A terracotta plaque (or seal impression) found (as reported in #Kuraishi_1931:86) with about 20 other plaques and seal impressions of the same size and layout, but different content. All these plaques are divided into four compartments one below the other, with images of stūpas in the top compartment and an inscription in the bottom one; they were originally surmounted by umbrellas. This plaque depicts a "well-modelled bull with driver whipping it from behind". No further details reported.

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History details
Discovered in 1916 by Spooner at Monastery Site I in Nālandā. No further details reported. The object or the photo negative of it bears the number 351 in the catalogue of minor antiquities found in this excavation.
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