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Left half of pillar with inscription of Jivitiagupta II of Magadha, at Deo Baranark

Left half of pillar with inscription of Jivitiagupta II of Magadha, at Deo Baranark

Photographer: Garrick, Henry Baily Wade

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1881

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(457)

Item number: 1003457

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of an inscribed pillar at Deo Baranark credited to Dr Simpson in Bloch's list, but this appears to be the image reproduced as a lithograph and credited to Garrick, in Alexander Cunningham, Report of tours in North and South Bihar in 1880-81 (A.S.I. vol. XVI, Calcutta, 1883), pl. xxv and p. 75, "This inscription is engraved on the two contiguous sides of a pillar, each line being continued across the two faces from one side to the other. The left side of the inscription is much defaced, but the right side is comparatively well preserved. Each of the six lines has lost something in the beginning, but from that part being written in the usual way, it is possible to make out most of what is lost. These six lines contain the genealogy of the king."

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