Year 78 Era Maues Month Panemos Day 5
C.E. 7/8 Ruler Moga Dynasty
Owner/donor Patika Donor status
Subject School Type relic establishment
Medium copper Findspot Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan Last known location British Museum, London, United Kingdom (1967,1018.5)
Editions Dowson 1863, 221–8; Bhagovanlal 1894, 551–3; Bühler 1896–7.2, 54–7; Konow 1929, 23–9, pl. 5.1; Konow 1932, 953 n. 1; Krishnan 1989, 177–9; Baums 2012, 200, 211–212 (no. 12) Other refs. Thomas 1862; Thomas 1863, 108–9; Rājendralāla Mitra 1863; Dowson 1863.2; Cunningham 1863; Dowson 1863; Bayley 1870, 67; Cunningham 1871, II 132–134; Cunningham 1875, 67–8; Senart 1890, 121, 130–1; Bühler 1896.6, 173–4; Bühler 1896.7, 368; Lüders 1909, 650, 664–5; Pargiter 1911–12, 215; Fleet 1913.2, 1000–1; Lüders 1913, 421; Marshall 1914, 984–6; Fleet 1914.2, 994–5; Konow 1916, 794; Marshall 1918, 21; Thomas 1921, 280; Majumdar 1922.2, 64–5; Rapson 1922, 570; Majumdar 1924, 24; Thomas 1931.2, 6, 10, 15; Konow 1936.3, 530–1; Bailey 1949, 133; Marshall 1951, 45; Bailey 1956, 108–9; Lüders 1961, 95–6; Brough 1962, 61; Shizutani 1965, 133, 147–148 (no. 1786); Njammasch 1974, 285; Bivar 1976, 335, 337–9; Damsteegt 1978, 244–6; Pingree 1982, 356–7; Fussman 1989, 455–6; Tsukamoto 1996, 1006–8; Cribb 1999, 196; Fischer 2001, 107; Falk 2002.2, 88; Salomon 2005.2, 370–3; Salomon Forthcoming.2, 268, 270–1; Falk 2007.2, 137; Radich 2007, 524; Mac Dowall 2007, 108; Silk 2008, 91–2; Falk 2008.5, 70; Cribb 2008, 66; Coloru 2009, 169, 257; Falk+ 2009, 204, 210; Salomon 2012.2, 165–6, 171, 180, 184–5, 187; Golzio 2012, 144; Tarzi+ 2015, 171–2; Baums 2018.4, 54; Baums 2018.4, 60, 64; Scherrer‐Schaub 2018, 129
Comments Earlier readings: Dowson 1863, Bhagvānlāl Indrajī 1894, Bühler 1896–97, Konow 1929, Konow 1932, Baums 2012
Communication
Bactrian Coins
Note on Major General A. Cunningham’s Remarks on the Bactro‐Pali Taxila Inscription
Remarks on the Taxila Inscription
On a Newly Discovered Bactrian Pali Inscription; and on Other Inscriptions in the Bactrian Pali Character
Remarks on the Bactro‐Pali Inscription from Taxila
On a Newly Discovered Bactrian Pali Inscription; and on Other Inscriptions in the Bactrian Pali Character
Memorandum on and Tentative Reading of the Súe Vihár Inscription from Near Bháwalpúr
Four Reports Made During the Years 1862–63–64–65
Report for the Year 1872–73
Notes d’épigraphie indienne, III : De quelques monuments indo‐bactriens
The Northern Kshatrapas
Epigraphic Discoveries at Mathurâ
Epigraphic Discoveries at Mathurâ
Taxila Plate of Patika
The Manikiala Inscription
The Inscription on the Wardak Vase
The Date of Kanishka
Die Śakas und die ‘nordarische’ Sprache
The Date of Kanishka
The Taxila Inscription of the Year 136
Indoskythische Beiträge
Annual Report: 1915–16
The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Notes on Kharoṣṭhī Inscriptions
The Cambridge History of India, Volume I: Ancient India
A List of Kharoṣṭhī Inscriptions
Kharoshṭhī Inscriptions with the Exception of Those of Aśoka
Göttingische gelehrte Anzeigen
Kalawān Copper‐Plate Inscription of the Year 134
Note on Toramāṇa
Irano‐Indica II
Taxila: An Illustrated Account of Archaeological Excavations Carried out at Taxila under the Orders of the Government of India between the Years 1913 and 1934
Armeno‐Indica II
Mathurā Inscriptions: Unpublished Papers
The Gāndhārī Dharmapada
Indo bukkyō himei mokuroku: Guputa jidai izen no bukkyō himei
Der navakammika und seine Stellung in der Hierarchie der buddhistischen Klöster
The Kuṣāṇa Trilingual
Epigraphical Hybrid Sanskrit: Its Rise, Spread, Characteristics and Relationship to Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit
A Note on the Calendars Used in Early Indian Inscriptions
Uṭṭaṅkita Sanskrit Vidyā Araṇya Epigraphs, Volume II: Prākṛit and Sanskrit Epigraphs: 257 B.C. to 320 A.D.
Gāndhārī écrite, gāndhārī parlée
Indo bukkyō himei no kenkyū
The Early Kushan Kings: New Evidence for Chronology: Evidence from the Rabatak Inscription of Kanishka I
A History of Writing
Frühe Zeitrechnung in Indien
The Indo‐Greek Era of 186/5 B.C. in a Buddhist Reliquary Inscription
The Name of Taxila: Greek Τάξιλα, Gāndhārī Takṣaïla, Sanskrit Takṣaśilā, Pali Takkasilā
Ancient Indian Eras: An Overview
The Somatics of Liberation: Ideas about Embodiment in Buddhism from Its Origins to the Fifth Century C.E.
The Eras of Demetrius, Eucratides and Azes
Managing Monks: Administrators and Administrative Roles in Indian Buddhist Monasticism
Zeitrechnung in Gandhara
Die Chronologie Gandharas anhand der Münzen
Da Alessandro a Menandro: il regno greco di Battriana
Macedonian Intercalary Months and the Era of Azes
Catalog and Revised Texts and Translations of Gandharan Reliquary Inscriptions
Gandharan Reliquary Inscriptions
Zu in Gandhāra und Baktrien verwendeten Ären
An Inscribed Bowl from Terrace 57 at Tape Šotor, Haḍḍa
A Framework for Gandhāran Chronology Based on Relic Inscriptions
A Framework for Gandhāran Chronology Based on Relic Inscriptions
The Quintessence of the Mādhyamika Teaching Blossoms Again: Some Considerations in View of the 5th–7th C. A.D. (I): Reading the Alkhan’s Document (Schøyen MSS 2241) in Religious and Political Context

1. [saṃva]tsaraye aṭhasatatimae 20 20 20 10 4 4 maharayasa mahaṃtasa Mogasa Pa[ne]masa masasa divase paṃcame 4 1 etaye purvaye Kṣaha[ra]ta[sa]

2. [Cukhsa]sa ca kṣatrapasa Liako Kusuluko nama tasa [pu]tro Pati[ko] Takhaśilaye nagare utareṇa pracu deśo Kṣema nama atra

3. (*de)śe Patiko apratiṭhavita bhagavata Śakamuṇisa śariraṃ (*pra)tithaveti [saṃgha]ramaṃ ca sarvabudhana puyae matapitaraṃ puyayaṃt(*o)

4. [kṣatra]pasa saputradarasa ayubalavardhi[e] bhratara sarva ca [ñatigabaṃdha]vasa ca puyayaṃto mahadanapati Patikasa1 ja uva[j̄a]e

5. Rohiṇimitreṇa ya ima[mi] saṃgharame navakamika

rev. Patikasa kṣatrapa Liaka

Source: Baums 2012
Footnotes
1 SB (20180625); Baums 2012: mahadanapatipatikasa
SB (20180625); Baums 2012: mahadanapatipatikasa
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