The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Shrine Image in Ajanta Cave 4

A large image of the Buddha seated in dharmacakra mudrā. The inscription is on the pedestal.

Object URI
OB00168
Extent
21cm width x 11.5cm height.
History details
Discovered in the 1950s in the shrine of Cave 4 at Ajaṇṭā (20.552884, 75.701747). It is not clear if it had been plastered over, or simply not noticed before this time.
Event Type
Stored
Place
in situ
Event Place Uncertain