Cave 17, vihara
Image View Description:

Exterior: verandah, west wall

Date:
1st century CE with later additions
Location:
Nasik (India)
Work Type:
architecture
Work Type 2:
sculpture
Material / Technique:
basalt
Culture:
South Asian
Creator:
unknown
Style/Period:
Satavahana
Subject:
inscription
Inscription:
Yavana Indragnimitra, son of dharmadeva, native of the northern country, \inhabitant of Damtamitri, caused to be excavated on mount Trirashmi, this cave \With a chaitya-griha within, and cisterns. Together with his son Dhammarakhita,\He gave this cave, for the worship of all Buddhas, to the community of monks \ From all four directions
Photographer:
Prasad Pawar
Record ID:
1213_theunfinished2012_nasik_img_012