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The Indian Analyst


 

South Indian Inscriptions


 

Contents

Index

Introduction

Contents

List of Plates

Additions and Corrections

Images

Contents

A. S. Altekar

P. Banerjee

Late Dr. N. K. Bhattasali

Late Dr. N. P. Chakravarti

B. CH. Chhabra

A. H. Dani

P. B. Desai

M. G. Dikshit

R. N. Gurav

S. L. Katare

V. V., Mirashi

K. V. Subrahmanya Aiyar

R. Subrahmanyam

T. N. Subramaniam and K. A. Nilakanta Sastri

M. Venkataramayya

Akshaya Keerty Vyas

D. C. Sircar

H. K. Narasimhaswami

Sant Lal Katare

Index

Appendix

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III

Vol. IV - VIII

Volume IX

Volume X

Volume XI

Volume XII

Volume XIII

Volume XIV

Volume XV

Volume XVI

Volume XVII

Volume XVIII

Volume XIX

Volume XX

Volume XXII_Part I

Volume XXII_Part II

Tanjavur

Tiruvarur

Volume XXIII

Volume XXIV

Archaeological Links

Archaeological-Survey of India

EPIGRAPHIA INDICA

No. 4─TIPPALURU INSCRIPTION OF VIKRAMADITYA II ; YEAR 1

(1 Plate)

H. K. Narasimhaswami, OOTACAMUND

The subjoined inscription[3] was copied by me in the year 1937-38 at Tippalūru in the Kamalapuram taluk of the Cuddapah District. It is engraved on a red granite stone that was lying in a field on the road side about a mile to the west of the village. The stone has since been removed for safe custody to the village chāvaḍi. The inscription is edited below with the kind permission of the Government Epigraphist for India.

Tippalūru contains some early vestiges of archaeological interest besides the record under review. A pile of dressed granite stones along with some mutilated sculptures among them is all that is left of a temple of Śiva with the image of Nandi still lying in front of it under a banyan tree in the centre of the village. Among these broken sculptures is one of Sūrya, still intact with his seven steeds depicted at the base. Of greater interest than the image is a massive red stone pillar measuring almost ten feet in length, two feet square at the bottom tapering to about a foot square at the top and bearing an inscription, noteworthy for its palaeographic

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[1] [The reading seems to be bhaktishu.─D. C. S.]
[2] This ti has been engraved below the letter jyō.
[3] Annual Report on S.I.E. for the year 1937-38, No. 284.

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