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Type: Inscription (86)

State Location (District) Monument
Andhra Pradesh Amaravati (Guntur)Inscribed rock west of Dharanikota
Andhra Pradesh Chinnakadaburu (Kurnool)Inscribed boulder bearing ancient Andhra records
Andhra Pradesh Jonnagiri (Kurnool)Prominent granite hillock bearing Asokan inscriptions
Andhra Pradesh Rajulamandagiri (Kurnool)Asokan inscription, early and late Chalukya inscriptions
Assam Hajo (Kamrup)Stone inscription inside the Poa Macca Mosque
Assam Kamakhya Hill (Kamrup)Duargarilla rock inscription
Assam Maibong (North Cachar Hill)Two inscribed stones
Assam Tezpur (Sonitpur)Rock with inscriptions on the bank of the Brahmaputra
Bihar Sasaram (Rohtas)Three rock inscriptions adjacent to Tara Chandi temple
Chhatisgarh Samarsal (Bilaspur)Pali inscription on slab of Jasper
Delhi East of Kailash colony (South Delhi)Ashoka rock Edict
Gujarat Dwarka (Jamnagar)Kshatrapa inscriptions
Gujarat Junagadh (Junagadh)Ashokan Rock with Edicts
Karnataka Nandikesvara (Bagalkot)Inscriptions
Karnataka Bailur (Belgaum)Kadamba inscription
Karnataka Belavadi (Belgaum)Fragmentary Western Chalukyan inscription in Virabhadradev temple
Karnataka Halshi (Belgaum)Two Kadamba inscriptions in the Varah Narasimha temple
Karnataka Hannikeri (Belgaum)Ratta tablets in the Brahmadeva temple
Karnataka Huli (Belgaum)Inscriptions on two Pillars of Panchalingesvara temple
Karnataka Kadroli (Belgaum)Western Chalukyan inscription of Somesvaradeva-II in Shankaradeva temple
Karnataka Kadroli (Belgaum)Ratta inscription in old Jaina Basti
Karnataka Kittur (Belgaum)Kadamba inscription in the Basava temple
Karnataka Konnur (Belgaum)Ratta inscription in the temple of Mahalingesvara
Karnataka Konnur (Belgaum)Ratta inscription in a Jaina temple
Karnataka Manoli (Belgaum)Inscription on Panchalingdev temple of Yadava king Singhana of Devagiri
Karnataka Manoli Fort (Belgaum)Inscription in the temple of Udachava of Khandahara or Krishna
Karnataka Murgod (Belgaum)Inscription of Sadashivadevaraya of Vijayanagar in the Mallikarjuna temple
Karnataka Nesargi (Belgaum)Inscription of Ratta Chieftain Kantavirya IV in the old Basava temple
Karnataka Padli (Belgaum)Fragmentary Ratta inscription in the temple of Narayandev
Karnataka Saundatti (Belgaum)Ratta inscriptions in the temple of Ankusesvara
Karnataka Saundatti (Belgaum)Two inscriptions in the old Jain temple
Karnataka Shedbal (Belgaum)Silahara inscriptions in the temple of Basavesvara
Karnataka Sogal (Belgaum)Ratta inscription at the waterfall near the temple of Somesvara
Karnataka Nittur (Bellary)Inscriptions of Ashoka and Rock Edicts
Karnataka Udeogolam (Bellary)Ashokan Inscriptions or Rock Edicts
Karnataka Arshibidi Gudur (Bijapur)Stone bearing an Inscription
Karnataka Bellur (Bijapur)Inscription
Karnataka Bhairamatti (Bijapur)Inscriptions
Karnataka Hippargi (Bijapur)Inscriptions
Karnataka Katgeri (Bijapur)Inscriptions
Karnataka Nandwadgi (Bijapur)Inscriptions
Karnataka Brahmgiri (Chitradurga)Ashokan Inscription
Karnataka Siddapura (Chitradurga)Ashokan Inscriptions on Emmethammana Gundu
Karnataka Hombal (Gadag)Two inscription stones in the Shankaralinga temple complex
Karnataka Nargund (Gadag)Stone inscription inside the Shankaralinga temple
Karnataka Sravanabelgola (Hassan)Inscriptions
Karnataka Koppal (Koppal)Rock edicts of Asoka on the hillock known as Gavinath and Palkigundu
Karnataka Maski (Raichur)Rock edicts of Asoka
Karnataka Bailur (Uttara Kannada)Inscriptions in the Markandesvara Temple
Karnataka Banavasi (Uttara Kannada)Inscriptions in Madhukesvara Temple
Karnataka Bilagi (Uttara Kannada)Inscriptions
Karnataka Nagarbasti Kere or Gersoppa (Uttara Kannada)Inscriptions
Madhya Pradesh Silhara (Anuppur)Caves with inscriptions from 1st century AD
Madhya Pradesh Bachhaun (Chhatarpur)Inscription in the fort of Bachhaun
Madhya Pradesh Gujjara (Datia)Rock inscription of Ashoka
Madhya Pradesh Padaria (Katni)Rock edict of Ashoka at Rupnath
Madhya Pradesh Bhojpur (Raisen)Ancient rock engravings
Madhya Pradesh Alhaghat (Rewa)Inscriptions
Madhya Pradesh Keoti (Rewa)Inscription in cave
Orissa Pandya (Ganjam)Asoka rock inscriptions at Jaugada
Orissa Vikramkhol (Jharsuguda)Vikramkhol rock inscriptions
Orissa Dhauli (Puri)Rock inscription of edicts of Asoka and the sculpture of elephant
Rajasthan Bijolia (Bhilwara)Rock inscriptions
Rajasthan Bijolia (Bhilwara)Rock Inscriptions within the Parswanath Temple compound
Rajasthan Baroda (Dungarpur)Jain Temple Inscription
Rajasthan Nagar (Tonk)Inscription in Fort
Rajasthan Nagar (Tonk)Mand Kila Tal Inscription
Rajasthan Panwar (Tonk)Inscription
Tamil Nadu Salavankuppam (Kanchipuram)Two Inscribed Rocks
Tamil Nadu Kodiyakarai (Nagapattinam)Inscribed Stone
Tamil Nadu Kudumiyanmalai (Pudukkottai)Musical Inscription
Tamil Nadu Kunnakudi (Sivaganga)Boulder with stone bed and Brahmi inscriptions on the Hill
Tamil Nadu Sholinghur (Vellore)Rock Inscription on the right flank of the Sholinghur Tank
Tamil Nadu Gingee (Villupuram)Old Jail Near Pondy Gate and Two Persian Inscriptions on Bastions
Tamil Nadu Thondur (Villupuram)Vinnamparai Rock Containing Pallava Inscriptions
Uttar Pradesh Agra (Agra)Inscribed tablet in the old city wall on the west side of Mahatma Gandhi road
Uttar Pradesh Agra Fort (Agra)Carved stone inscription inside the Delhi gate entrance
Uttar Pradesh Ansuyaji (Chitrakut)Two inscriptions on a large basalt rock near the Paisuni river
Uttar Pradesh Akbarpur or Ataura (Jalaun)Sanskrit Inscription on the Chauknandi of Rupan Guru
Uttar Pradesh Subhanpur (Kanpur Dehat)Sanskrit inscription in the well of Gayadin Sukal
Uttar Pradesh Markhera (Lalitpur)Sati-slab with an inscription
Uttar Pradesh Sironi Khurd (Lalitpur)Slab in Santinatha temple compound with inscription from reign of Mahendrapala
Uttar Pradesh Parapbari (Mahoba)Old well with an inscription
Uttar Pradesh Ahravrakhas (Mirzapur)Bhardari Devi ka Pahar containing Asokan inscription
Uttar Pradesh Halliya (Mirzapur)Inscribed slab
West Bengal Susunia Hill (Bankura)Rock Inscription of Chandra Varman

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