Piece of Ashoka pillar

Image title: Piece of Ashoka pillar

Description of the photo

This image shows a piece of the Ashoka pillar (stambha). Specifications: stone, 7.5cm x 3.5cm.

The text in Devanagari reads:

अशोक स्तम्भको दुक्रा

Transliteration (IAST):

aśoka stambhako dukrā.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

ashoka/ashoka [ashok/asok] dukra.

Gallery information:

Terai is a region in southern Nepal where in the sixth century B.C. at Lumbini grove the Buddha spent twenty-nine years of his life. Many excavations resulted in the discovery of various Buddhist sites and have yielded plenty of archeological discoveries such as Buddhist art, potteries and coins. The items found here are exhibited in the National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum).

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/15
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 250
Focal length: 29mm

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Resolution: 618 x 703
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