Sealing No. 6




Sealing with Buddhist Sanskrit Text - Front View

Eastern India - 8th-12th century CE

Grayish-brown terracotta disk with seal impression. Incomplete impression of the seal.  There is a small hole with radiating cracks in the central portion of the sealing's surface affecting some of the text. Bottom edge of sealing is damaged/chipped.  

Type 2 seal containing 7 (or 8) bands of text in a rounded script.

 

Sealing with Buddhist Sanskrit Text - Back View

Undecorated.  Rounded back.  Bottom edge is broken.  Faint ridge impressions from the potter's hands or fingers are present.  Small gouges are visible on left side.

 

Dimensions:

2.8 cm high

2.8 cm wide

0.8 cm thick 

 




Enlarged Views

 

 

Enlarged View - Front

Enlarged View - Back

 

 







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