The devnagari script, is said to have evolved from the north Indian branch of the Gupta Brahmi script. The earliest inscription of this script dates back to 800 C.E. This course gives you a glimpse of devnagari rock stelae and copper plates in Maharashtra
1. Devnagari Inscriptions in Maharashtra DAY 1
2. Devnagari Inscriptions in Maharashtra DAY 2
About the Speaker
Shailen Bhandare is Senior Assistant Keeper, South Asian and Far-eastern Numismatics and Paper Money Collections, a Fellow of St Cross College and a member of Faculty of Oriental Studies. He started his career as a Numismatist with a visiting fellowship at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. He was then appointed as a post-doctoral fellow of the Society for South Asian Studies, and worked as a curator in the British Museum on the coins of Later Mughals and the Indian Princely States. He was appointed as curator of coins in the Ashmolean Museum in 2002.