Inscription: inscription on lotus petals surrounding base:
11/9/88 Prof. B.N. Mukherjei read the inscription preliminarly as:
(deva) (dharmo yain) (ura gava) (li)
(ka da sa) (rain pu choo) ( ja da)
[ each ( ) represents a lotus petal ]
"The religious gift-- [an image of ? ]
vragavalika dasa, born of rainpu choo"
Script is Brahmi of the 9th-10th century