Year 39 Era Azes Month Jyaiṣṭha Day 8
C.E. -9/-8 Ruler Dynasty
Owner/donor Donor status
Subject School Type relic establishment
Medium gold Findspot Hadda, Nangarhar, Afghanistan Last known location
Editions Sadakata 1996, 305–8; Sadakata 1996.2, 13–6 Other refs. Tsukamoto 1996, 963–6; Salomon 1999, 144; Salomon 2005.2, 369; Mac Dowall 2007, 107; Baums 2012, 201; Tarzi+ 2015, 151, 157; Fussman 2015, 160–1; Baums 2018.3, 37–8, 40; Baums 2018.4, 58, 61–2, 64, 66
Comments Earlier readings: Sadakata 1996 (1), Sadakata 1996 (2)
Inscriptions kharoṣṭhī provenant du marché aux antiquités de Peshawar
Indo bukkyō himei no kenkyū
Azesu sankyū nen no kishinmei
Ancient Buddhist Scrolls from Gandhāra: The British Library Kharoṣṭhī Fragments
The Indo‐Greek Era of 186/5 B.C. in a Buddhist Reliquary Inscription
The Eras of Demetrius, Eucratides and Azes
Catalog and Revised Texts and Translations of Gandharan Reliquary Inscriptions
An Inscribed Bowl from Terrace 57 at Tape Šotor, Haḍḍa
Kushan Power and the Expansion of Buddhism beyond the Soleiman Mountains
Greek or Indian? The Questions of Menander and Onomastic Patterns in Early Gandhāra
A Framework for Gandhāran Chronology Based on Relic Inscriptions

1. vaṣaye 20 10 4 4 1 Ayasa mase Jeṭhe divasahi aṭhahi

2. imeṇa cetreṇa thuvo praṯiṭhaveti1 sahayarae apra‐

3. ṯiṭhaviṯapruvami2 Heḍ̱aïami3 Gramarammami

4. savabudhaṇa puyae saṇamumaye sahayaraṇa dhamaso‐

5. ṯar[i]akukṣiaṇa4 maśahimadi Tore Jode ca Papiaputra

6. Hirmae Mahomavaputre Papie Jodilaputre Hirmae Soṇa‐

7. kṣitaputre5 Jihoṇie Jodilaputre Hathemite Cadaputre

8. Marmaṇe Uvariṇaputre Marmaṇe Budhaṯevaputre6 Budharakṣi‐

9. te7 Jodilaputre Budhaïri Saghamite ca Budhatevaputra

10. Mahaparma Upeḍaṇaputre Mahaludha Sapaḍaputre Maha‐

11. jode8 Mahadeva ca Mahadevaputre Mahasamate

12. Praseṇaaputre Itrahoti Yonaputre Ṣara‐

13. vaṇe9 Jodilaputre Ramadite Papiaputre Śive

14. Zoṇaputre Devarakṣite Jihoṇiaputre Sagha‐

15. e10 Śitaputre Naüree kukṣiaṇa putraṇa

Source: Sadakata 1996
Footnotes
1 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: pratriṭhaveti
2 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: apra triṭhavitrapruvami
3 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: heḍraïami
4 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: dhamaso traroa
5 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: soṇa kṣitaputre
6 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: budhatrevaputre
7 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: budharakṣ te
8 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: maha jode
9 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: ṣara vaṇe
10 SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: sagha e
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: pratriṭhaveti
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: apra triṭhavitrapruvami
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: heḍraïami
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: dhamaso traroa
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: soṇa kṣitaputre
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: budhatrevaputre
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: budharakṣ te
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: maha jode
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: ṣara vaṇe
SB (20180312); Sadakata 1996: sagha e
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