Autograph of Emperor Harsha


Dr Avantika Lal
by पाटलिपुत्र
published on 04 June 2019
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This is the autograph of the Pushyabhuti Emperor Harshavardhana or Harsha (606-647 CE) as it appears in the Banskhera inscription. This signature in Sanskrit reads as “Svahasto mama maharajadhiraja sri harshasya” meaning, “By my own hand, Lord of Kings, Shri Harsha”.
Image from "The early history of India: from 600 B.C. to the Muhammadan conquest, including the invasion of Alexander the Great." by Smith, Vincent Arthur, 1848-1920 CE; Edwardes, S. M. (Stephen Meredyth), 1873-1927 CE

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