Copper Plate Inscription
Title Copper Plate Inscription
Accession Number 9407
Title2 Indian Museum Copper Plate charter of Bhupendra Varman
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name Not Available
Object Type Epigraphs
Main Material Copper
Country India
Provenance Ganjam, Bodokhimedi Estate, Odisha
Origin Place Ganjam, Bodokhimedi Estate, Odisha
Patron/Dynasty Ganga
Period / Year of Work C. 10th century
Dimensions 13x7.5 cm- Plates; 7.6 cm- Diameter, Ring; 3.5 cm- Diameter, Seal
Brief Description Three plates with a ring and an oval seal which contains the figure of a couchant bull, above it a crescent and below it a lotus. The plates belong to Ganga King Bhupendra Varma. The script is Nagari with influence of the Southern class of Brahmi of about 10th Century.