Cola period Tamil inscription in Sri Lanka

Whitney Cox wc3 at SOAS.AC.UK
Wed Apr 28 11:02:37 UTC 2010

Great! Thanks: it was no. 1388


On 28 April 2010 11:15, Alexander A. Stolyarov <astol007 at> wrote:
> Hi Whitney
> Try South Indian inscriptions Volume IV around inscription No. 1389.
> E. Francis
> Whitney Cox пишет:
>> Dear colleagues,
>> On p. 9 (paragraph no. 8) of his Annual Report on Epigraphy for the
>> year 1909-1910 (G.O. no. 665, July '10), Krishna Sastri refers to the
>> then-recent discovery by "H. C. P. Bell, esq.,  Archeological
>> Commissioner, Ceylon" of a number of Tamil inscriptions found in Śiva
>> and Viṣṇu temples in Polannaruwa.  Krishna Sastri goes on to report
>> that the "only complete record of the set was a Choḷa inscription of
>> the 11th century A.D. and belonged to the time of Adhirājendra".
>> Could anyone direct me to a published version of this record?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Whitney


Dr. Whitney Cox
Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia,
School of Oriental and African Studies
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG

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