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सदाहृत [च] श्रुत्वा
VIII.--Some Unpublished Records of the
Sultans of Bengal.
By R. D. Banerji, M. A.
The majority of these inscriptions were lying in the Archaological Section of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, and the remaindler were collected by me in Bihar and Orissa and in Bengal proper during the last fifteen years, except one inscription, a tombstone, which was found by Babu Nagendra Nath Basu in the Bogra District and presented by him to the Museum of the Pangīyā Sīhitya Parishad. Thes: inscriptions aid us in determining the area over which the Sultans of Bengal ruled as well as in calculating the extent of their reigns which differ in the accounts given by Muhammadan Historians.
1.- Inscribed tombstone from Mahästhangadk. This inscription was found among the ruins of Mahāsthangadh in the Bogra District of Bengal some years ago by Babu Nagendra Nath Vasu. It was presented by him to the Bangiya Sāhitya Parishad in 1911 or 1912. There is no record in that Society abouị the exact findspot or the date of find and no attempt has ever been made by anyboly to decipher it. The record is incised on one face of a slab of black flint, the top of which has been rounded. The inscribed surface has been divided iuto four rectangular sunken panels while in the space above is a cinqfoiled pointed arch with an eight-petalled lotus-rosette in it. The first three lines contain three lines of writing, while the fourth and the last has five. The slab measures 1'10" x 7" and the inscribed surface 1'4 13" x 6f".
Mahästhāngadh is a well-known ruin in the Bogra District, where according to the discoverer, Babu Nagendra Nath Vasu, the record was found. It was visited by Cunningham and