Year 26 Era C.E. ?
Month 2 Day 21 KI# 5
Sender mahanuava maharaya Addressee kori Rutraya Site N
Concerning [Lýipeya, Kuṣanas̱ena] Plaintiff Ruin 1
Holder Places mahaṃta nagara Room i
Editions Boyer+ 1920–9, 2 Other refs. Stein 1907, 386; Burrow 1937, 42; Burrow 1940, 1; Jamison 2000, 69 Stein# 5 + 11
Comments BL Reference
Ancient Khotan: Detailed Report of Archaeological Explorations in Chinese Turkestan
Kharoṣṭhī Inscriptions Discovered by Sir Aurel Stein in Chinese Turkestan
The Language of the Kharoṣṭhi Documents from Chinese Turkestan
A Translation of the Kharoṣṭhi Documents from Chinese Turkestan
Lurching towards Ergativity: Expressions of Agency in the Niya Documents
Cov. Obv.

1. kori Rutrayas̱a ◊ dadavo

Und. Obv.

1. mahanuava maharaya lihati ◊ kori Rutrayas̱a maṃtra deti s̱a(*ca a)hono1 . . .

2. edas̱a Lýipeyas̱a putra dutiyaya gatag̱a śarataṃmi edas̱a Lýipeyas̱a khulana vaṃti thidavo ho(*a)ti2 yahi eda kilamudra atra eśati

3. praṭha atra anada prochidavo yasya Lýipeyas̱a ghosa + khulana vaṃti thita(*g̱a)3 siyati

Cov. Rev.

1. tas̱a śarataṃmi iśa agaṃdavo khulana vaṃti thiyanae na iṃ ci śarataṃmi Lýipeyas̱a iśa khulana vaṃti thidavo

2. saṃvatsare 20 4 2 mas̱e 2 divas̱e 20 1 mahaṃta nagara rayadvaraṃmi Kuṣanas̱ena anita(*ṃti)4

Und. Rev.

1. Lýipeyas̱a putras̱a . . . 5 ya o ◊6 dag̱a

Source: Boyer+ 1920–9
Footnotes
1 Melzer; Boyer et al. 1920–29: + + hono
3 Burrow 1940: 1; Boyer et al. 1920–29: thita +
4 Burrow 1940: 1; Boyer et al. 1920–29: anita
Melzer; Boyer et al. 1920–29: + + hono
Burrow 1940: 1; Boyer et al. 1920–29: thita +
Burrow 1940: 1; Boyer et al. 1920–29: anita


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