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
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

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

2. imeṇa cetreṇa thuvo praṯiṭhaveti sahayarae apra‐

3. ṯiṭhaviṯa­pruvami Heḍ̱aïami gramarammami

4. sava­budhaṇa puyae saṇamumaye sahayaraṇa dhama­so‐

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

6. Hirmae Mahomava­putre Papie Jodila­putre Hirmae Soṇa‐

7. kṣita­putre Jihoṇie Jodila­putre Hathemite Cada­putre

8. Marmaṇe Uvariṇa­putre Marmaṇe Budha­ṯeva­putre Budharakṣi‐

9. te Jodila­putre Budhaïri Saghamite ca Budha­teva­putra

10. Mahaparma Upeḍaṇa­putre Mahaludha Sapaḍa­putre Maha‐

11. jode Mahadeva ca Mahadeva­putre Mahasamate

12. Praseṇaa­putre Itrahoti Yona­putre Ṣara‐

13. vaṇe Jodila­putre Ramadite Papia­putre Śive

14. zoṇa­putre Deva­rakṣite Jihoṇia­putre sagha‐

15. e Śita­putre naüree kukṣiaṇa putraṇa

Source: Sadakata 1996
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