The South Asia Inscriptions Database
Records: 2

A stone slab with the left edge damaged. Part of its bottom side has also been cut away and lost after it was found but before it was delivered to the Calcutta museum, possibly to adjust its size for fixing in some other building. Dimensions above are for the extant fragment.

Materialsstone, sandstone
Formslab
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Gwalior
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Gwalior fort
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    India Museum, Calcutta
    Date
    1929
Inscriptions
  1. Seven lines of text are extant. The first 2-3 characters of each line is lost. Much of the seventh line is also broken away along with lines 8 and 9, but these were extant and had been copied when the inscription was first noticed by scholars.

A stone slab that has been re-cut, leaving the top and bottom intact, but removing the (viewer's) right-hand side and possibly part of the left-hand side as well. There are also two round holes drilled into the surface at about half-height and 1/4 and 3/4 of the width.

Materialsstone, sandstone
Formslab
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Sārnāth
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Sārnāth
    Date
    1861-62
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    India Museum, Calcutta
    Date
    1983
Inscriptions
  1. The inscription of 16 lines covers the entire extant surface. The (viewer's) right-hand side, and perhaps a thinner slice of the left-hand side as well, have been cut away, resulting in the destruction of at least 18 characters per line.