The South Asia Inscriptions Database
Records: 379
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
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oval terracotta seal singleline border around top part shows seated lion facing proper right separated from inscription faintly preserved horizontal line
Materialsclay, terracotta
Formfragment of seal
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Vaiśālī
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Basarh
    Date
    1903-04
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
oval terracotta seal dimensions give here from agrawala while those inscription from bhandarkar assume one inscription other object alternatively agrawala may error his numbers same seal dhruvasvamini
Materialsclay, terracotta
Formseal
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Vaiśālī
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Basarh
    Date
    1903-04
  • Event Type
    Recorded
single plate belonging set probably three probably including two ob00146 ob00147 ob00148 hole 13 diameter about 5 from centre lefthand edge served ring bind plate together its siblings ring presumably attached seal lost plate seems palimpsest earlier inscription same script beaten flat before incising present inscriptionz
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
single plate belonging set probably three probably including two ob00145 ob00147 ob00148 hole 13 diameter about 5 from centre lefthand edge served ring bind plate together its siblings ring presumably attached seal lost plate seems palimpsest earlier inscription same script beaten flat before incising present inscription
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate set
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
single plate belonging set probably three probably including two ob00145 ob00146 ob00148 hole 13 diameter about 5 from centre lefthand edge served ring bind plate together its siblings ring presumably attached seal lost plate seems palimpsest earlier inscription same script beaten flat before incising present inscription
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formring of plate set
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
single plate belonging set probably three probably including two ob00145 ob00146 ob00147 hole 13 diameter about 5 from centre lefthand edge served ring bind plate together its siblings ring presumably attached seal lost plate seems palimpsest earlier inscription same script beaten flat before incising present inscription
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formseal of plate set
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    unknown
two plates each inscribed one face only dimensions above first plate width second about 1 less its height 08 more plates smooth without thickening raising rims fairly thick some writing shows through backs very well preserved top margins have hole 08 diameter centre connecting ring seal lost plates weigh 350 370 grams total 720 grams
Materialsmetal, copper alloy
Formplate
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Uccakalpa
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Betul
    Date
    1905
  • Event Type
    Stored
Event History
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oval seal pointed top bottom surrounded raised rim about 2 wide average 09 high back has two knobs about 1 diameter probably serving attach seal another object copper plate alloy consisting copper silver gold about 63 36 04 percent respectively billon generic term silver gold alloy containing majority base metal usually copper weighs 695 grams upper section slightly less than half whole separated…
Materialsmetal, billon
Formseal
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Bhitarī
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Bhitarī
    Date
    before 1886
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Government Museum, Lakhnau
    Date
    1980
actually three fragments found together assembled dimensions above assembly which squarish slab one fragment comprises viewers lefthand side bit more than half slab smaller righthand portion broken again two location fracture described agrawala cannot seen his facsimile slab has one inscription i0068 covering front face all three fragments another i0069 righthand side two righthand fragments…
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formfragment
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Bhitarī
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Bhitarī
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, BHU
    Date
    1983
pillar monolithic consisting square base 2 metres more height circular shaft which diameter given above applies 47 metres long capital about 1 metre high capital lotus bell deep narrow socket presumably held metal spike turn held sculpture upper part base smooth lower part roughly chiselled
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formpillar
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Bhitarī
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Date
    1834
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    in situ
    Date
    1983
fragment rectangular slab thickness reported
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formfragment
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Bhitarī
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Bhitarī
    Date
    1970s?
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, BHU
    Date
    1983
one three fragments found together assembled assembly itself fragment pillar fragment comprises viewers lefthand side bit more than half slab width fragment estimated
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formslab, fragment
Event History
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one three fragments found together assembled assembly itself fragment pillar fragment upper part smaller righthand portion slab location horizontal fracture described agrawala may between lines 2 3 front inscription in00068 width height fragment estimated
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formslab, fragment
Event History
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one three fragments found together assembled assembly itself fragment pillar fragment lower part smaller righthand portion slab location horizontal fracture described agrawala may between lines 2 3 front inscription in00068 span nbsp span width height fragment estimated
Materialsstone, sandstone
Formslab, fragment
Event History
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locals call pillar thadipatthar standing stone lower part rectangular apparently oblong while upper part octagonal its height reported inscription one face lower part
Materialsstone, sandstone, dark red
Formpillar
Event History
  • Event Type
    Created
    Place
    Bhumarā
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    Bhumarā
  • Event Type
    Recorded
    Place
    in situ
20thcentury iron copy original set three copper plates first inscribed only inner side second third both faces 3 verso only partly filled measurements have been reported probably have raised rims hole connecting ring lefthand side vertically centre horizontally about one fifth length plate from edge plates linked ring ends which soldered seal
Materialsmetal, iron
Formplate
Event History
  • Event Type
    Stored
    Place
    Birla Archaeological and Cultural Research Institute, Hyderabad
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plate inscribed only verso probably has raised rims hole connecting ring lefthand side vertically centre horizontally about one fifth length plate from edgenbsp
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