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Barli fragmentary Inscription of 443 BC
Dr Gauri Shankar Hirachandra Ojha obtained in 1912 a fragmentary Inscription of year 443 BC which along with Piprava Inscription of 487 BC are the most ancient Indian Inscriptions. It is in Brahmi script and preserved in Ajmer Museum.
Dr Ozha writes that this small inscription is piece of pillar. In its first line , the words 'वीर' (T) 'य भागव(त)' and in the second line, the words 'चतुरासिति व (स)' are inscribed. 
Piprawa is a village in the Basti district of Uttar Pradesh.
- Aitihasik Sthanavali by Vijayendra Kumar Mathur, p.602
- Āgama and Tripiṭaka: Language and literature By Nagraj (Muni.), Bhūpendra Swarup Jain
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