Inscribed vase, with Buddhist inscription in Sanskrit


  • Title

    Inscribed vase, with Buddhist inscription in Sanskrit

  • Associated place

    Bangladesh (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    early 10th century AD
  • Material and technique

    bronze, cast and engraved

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    30.3 cm (height)
    14 cm (diameter)
    10.1 cm at base (diameter)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by the Simon Digby Memorial Charity, 2016.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Bhattacharya, Gouriswar, ‘An Inscribed Metal Vase Most Probably from Chittagong, Bangladesh’, Adalbert J. Gail & Gerd, ed., South Asian Archaeology 1991, South Asian Archaeology, (1993), pp. 328-338

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