The South Asia Inscriptions Database
Records: 594
round monolithic sandstone column beside samudraguptas prasasti also bears two inscriptions asoka well number mediaeval inscriptions some which written between over lines samudraguptas inscription
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formpillar
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Kauśāmbī
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Allahabad Fort
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Allahabad Fort
    Date
    1983
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fragment octagonal pillar further details reported
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formslab
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Madras Government Museum
    Date
    1920
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fragment oval rail bar further details reported
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formrail, fragment
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Madras Government Museum
    Date
    1920
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flat slab thickness reported inscription covers almost entire front except slightly raised rim 225 wide all sides bottom left corner broken off lost
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formslab
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    British Museum
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oval seal above dimensions assume fleet did lithograph wilson1836 11 copy upper part about one third shows bull decorated garland walking proper right umbrella above front bull walks man carrying axe standard cakra top his face turned back toward bull behind bull another man carries smaller axe what may camara drivers stick whip between emblem inscribed lower part double horizontal line ends…
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formnatural rock
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    lost
fragment had been converted sati stone remaining inscription one side further details reported
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formarchitectural block
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
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pillars were originally erected two pairs members each pair about 75 metres from one another while distance between pairs about 23 metres clear whether altekar discovered foundation lost fourth pillar merely thinks were originally two pairs altekar does specify which pillar bears which inscription two three largely intact pillars octagonal crosssection aboveground part square underground base…
Materialsclay, terracotta
Formplaque
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Kotah
pillars were originally erected two pairs members each pair about 75 metres from one another while distance between pairs about 23 metres clear whether altekar discovered foundation lost fourth pillar merely thinks were originally two pairs altekar does specify which pillar bears which inscription two three largely intact pillars octagonal crosssection aboveground part square underground base…
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formfragment
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Kotah
description available except sacrificial pillar bearing general resemblance ob00122 ob00123 ob00124
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formslab
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
pillars were originally erected two pairs members each pair about 75 metres from one another while distance between pairs about 23 metres clear whether altekar discovered foundation lost fourth pillar merely thinks were originally two pairs altekar does specify which pillar bears which inscription two three largely intact pillars octagonal crosssection aboveground part square underground base…
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formpillar, sacrificial
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Kotah
single copper plate inscribed both sides proper right side verso plate bulges outward middle where seal likely attached
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Baigram
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Baigram
    Date
    1930
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Gauḍa Research Society, Howrah
    Date
    1983
single plate probably third original set four five inscribed both facesnbsp all other components set lost shorter edges bulge longer dimension 19 centre only 184 edges plate has rims hole 09 diameter connecting ring lefthand side vertically centre perhaps about 25 from edge mirashi reports hole being 1 from centre which clearly case
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate set
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Patna Museum
set five plates two which here numbered plates 4 5 ob00162g ob00162h carry inscription all first last remaining three inscribed only inner side second both faces surface flat without raised rims hole connecting ring lefthand side vertically centre horizontally 32 from edge plates linked ring which seal also hung copper band attached back seal seal blank like two plates time were studied kielhorn…
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formseal of plate set
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
ends connecting ring flattened overlap secured rivet
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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band attached seal same rivet secures overlapping ends band its dimensions reported
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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seal flat disc its surface entirely blank bearing neither emblem nor inscription attached seal band rivet dimensions other than diameter reported
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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plate inscribed only verso its surface flat without raised rims hole connecting ring lefthand side vertically centre horizontally 32 from edge dimensions plates set vary slightly reported individually only range plate slightly hourglassshaped being narrower middle longer dimension than edges
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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plate inscribed both sides its surface flat without raised rims hole connecting ring lefthand side vertically centre horizontally 32 from edge dimensions plates set vary slightly reported individually only range plate slightly hourglassshaped being narrower middle longer dimension than edges
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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plate inscribed only recto its surface flat without raised rims hole connecting ring lefthand side vertically centre horizontally 32 from edge dimensions plates set vary slightly reported individually only range plate reasonably straight rectangle bowtieshaped plates 1 2 though bottom side slightly concave
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate set
Event History
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plate bearing inscription its surface flat without raised rims hole connecting ring lefthand side vertically centre horizontally 32 from edge dimensions plates set vary slightly reported individually only range
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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