Kiralāna 497

  • Language: Simhal. Prakrit
  • Date: -90-90
  • Indoskript editor: kh
  • Dynasty:
  • ID: 761
  • Place of origin: Okanda (81° 45' long., 6° 39' lat.)
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Material: Felswand.

Datierung: letztes Viertel 3. Jhd. v. Ch. - Mitte 1. Jh. n.Ch. nach Paranavitana ( S. xvii), wohl zu früh; hier -90 bis 90 n.Chr. angesetzt.

Herkunft: "Kiralāna in Pānama Pattu of the Ampāre Distr.; about three and a half miles to the south-west of Okanda" (Ed. S. v)


Paranavitana, S.: Inscriptions of Ceylon

Vol. I: containing Cave Inscriptions from 3rd century B.C. to 1st century A.C. and other Inscriptions in the early Brāhmī Script. [o.O.], 1970; (Archaeological Survey of Ceylon)

Section A: Inscriptions in early Brāhmī Script, S. 1 ff.

S. : 38

Kiralāna No. 497:

Parumaka-Mita-[pu]ta parumaka-Rakiya leṇe śagaśa

Übersetzung: "The cave of the chief Raki , son of the chief Mitta , [is given] to the Saṅgha"

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