The South Asia Inscriptions Database
Records: 379
round monolithic sandstone column beside samudraguptas prasasti also bears two inscriptions asoka well number mediaeval inscriptions some which are written between and over the 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 not reported the inscription covers almost the entire front except for slightly raised rim 225 wide all sides the bottom left corner broken off and lost
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formslab
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    British Museum
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oval seal the above dimensions assume fleet did that the lithograph wilson1836 11 copy the upper part about one third shows bull decorated with garland and walking the proper right there umbrella above front the bull walks man carrying axe and standard with cakra top his face turned back toward the bull behind the bull another man carries smaller axe and what may camara drivers stick whip between…
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formnatural rock
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    lost
this fragment had been converted into sati stone the remaining inscription one side further details are reported
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formarchitectural block
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
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the pillars were originally erected two pairs members each pair are about 75 metres from one another while the distance between the pairs about 23 metres not clear whether altekar discovered the foundation the lost fourth pillar merely thinks there were originally two pairs altekar does not specify which pillar bears which inscription two the three largely intact pillars are octagonal…
Materialsclay, terracotta
Formplaque
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Kotah
the pillars were originally erected two pairs members each pair are about 75 metres from one another while the distance between the pairs about 23 metres not clear whether altekar discovered the foundation the lost fourth pillar merely thinks there were originally two pairs altekar does not specify which pillar bears which inscription two the three largely intact pillars are octagonal…
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formfragment
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Kotah
description available except that sacrificial pillar bearing general resemblance ob00122 ob00123 and ob00124
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formslab
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
the pillars were originally erected two pairs members each pair are about 75 metres from one another while the distance between the pairs about 23 metres not clear whether altekar discovered the foundation the lost fourth pillar merely thinks there were originally two pairs altekar does not specify which pillar bears which inscription two the three largely intact pillars are octagonal…
Materialsstone, unspecified
Formpillar, sacrificial
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Kotah
single copper plate inscribed both sides the proper right side verso the plate bulges outward the middle where seal was 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 the third original set four five inscribed both facesnbsp all other components the set are lost the shorter edges bulge the longer dimension 19 the centre but only 184 the edges the plate has rims the hole 09 diameter for the connecting ring the lefthand side vertically the centre and perhaps about 25 from the edge mirashi reports the hole being 1 from the centre which…
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate set
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Patna Museum
set five plates two which here numbered plates 4 and 5 ob00162g and ob00162h carry inscription all the first and last the remaining three are inscribed only the inner side the second both faces their surface flat without raised rims the hole for the connecting ring the lefthand side vertically the centre and horizontally 32 from the edge the plates are linked ring which the seal also hung copper…
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formseal of plate set
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
the ends the connecting ring are flattened overlap and secured rivet
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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the band attached the seal with the same rivet that secures the overlapping ends the band its dimensions are not reported
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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the seal flat disc its surface entirely blank bearing neither emblem nor inscription attached the seal band rivet dimensions other than diameter reported
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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plate inscribed only the verso its surface flat without raised rims the hole for the connecting ring the lefthand side vertically the centre and horizontally 32 from the edge the dimensions the plates the set vary slightly but are not reported individually only range this plate slightly hourglassshaped being narrower the middle the longer dimension than the edges
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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plate inscribed both sides its surface flat without raised rims the hole for the connecting ring the lefthand side vertically the centre and horizontally 32 from the edge the dimensions the plates the set vary slightly but are not reported individually only range this plate slightly hourglassshaped being narrower the middle the longer dimension than the edges
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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plate inscribed only the recto its surface flat without raised rims the hole for the connecting ring the lefthand side vertically the centre and horizontally 32 from the edge the dimensions the plates the set vary slightly but are not reported individually only range this plate reasonably straight rectangle not bowtieshaped plates 1 and 2 though the bottom side slightly concave
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate set
Event History
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plate bearing inscription its surface flat without raised rims the hole for the connecting ring the lefthand side vertically the centre and horizontally 32 from the edge the dimensions the plates the set vary slightly but are not reported individually only range
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
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