Year Era Month Day
C.E. Ruler Dynasty
Owner/donor Donor status
Subject School Type relic establishment
Medium stone Findspot Swat District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Last known location Lahore Museum, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan (G 344)
Editions Thomas 1914.2; Konow 1929, 1–4, pl. 1.1; Sircar 1965.2, 111; Baums 2012, 204 (no. 3) Other refs. Vogel 1915, 151; Thomas 1916, 279, 281; Majumdar 1924, 23; Konow 1939.4, 266; Konow 1939.3, 14; Marshall 1951, 41; Tarn 1951, 388, 391–2; Narain 1957, 173; Bengtson 1964–67, II 309; Shizutani 1965, 133, 137, 146 (no. 1781); Damsteegt 1978, 245; Ghosal 1981, 12–4; Roth 1987, 301; Tsukamoto 1996, 1001–2; Radich 2007, 524; Coloru 2009, 22, 265–6, 280, 293, 379; Salomon 2012.2, 165, 170, 181, 189, 197; Strauch 2012, 148; Jongeward 2012.3, 273 (no. 227); Baums 2018.3, 36, 38; Baums 2018.4, 65; Scherrer‐Schaub 2018, 129
Comments Earlier readings: Thomas 1914, Konow 1929, Baums 2012
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1. The[u]dutena meridarkhena pratiṭhaviḏa ime śarira Śakamuṇisa bhag̱avato bahujaṇa[hita]ye

Source: Baums 2012