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Ancient monolith, Allahabad, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/60

Scope and Contents

237x299mm. Showing a tall stone pillar or lat, with inscriptions carved on the lower portion. The capital is surmounted by a carved lion. This particular monument has not been identified: it does not appear to be the famous Pillar of Asoka, since that column was found without capital or ornament. Photographer probably Thomas A. Rust.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Finding aid date

2011-01-14 15:01:45+00:00

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