Date Archives August 2018

The Bodh-Gaya Plaque : A Puzzle

This small, about 10cm in size, clay disk (probably dating 600-700 AD) found at Kumrahar (कुमराहार), Patna in 1914. Kumrahar is the area where remains of the ancient city of Pataliputra were excavated. This historic, partly damaged, disk was found at a depth of only 1 ft. 6 inches (45.7cm). It depicts a five-storyed rectilinear… Read More