Copper Plates Inscription
Title Copper Plates Inscription
Accession Number 9411
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name Not Available
Object Type Epigraphs
Main Material Copper
Country India
Provenance Ganjam, Badakhimedi Estate, Odisha
Origin Place Badakhimedi Estate, Ganjam, Odisha
Patron/Dynasty Eastern Ganga
Period / Year of Work C.9th century C.E.
Dimensions 16.7 cm X 7.6 cm,Ring (diameter) 10 cm, Seal 2.8 cm.
Brief Description A set of three copper plates with Brahmi script. A ring with a seal is attached. The seal depicts a stylized couchant bull. Above it a crescent and below it a lotus. The plates belong to Eastern Ganga king Jayavarmma. The ruler is described as a devout worshipper of Mahesvara. The script is southern class of alphabet of about 9th century.