Iron Pillar of Delhi

Iron Pillar of Delhi

The Iron Pillar of Delhi probably dates to the reign of Chandragupta II. The iron pillar is impressively rust resistant and has a number of inscriptions carved into it, the earliest in Sanskrit.

Many thanks to Ken Creed for sending us these pictures, which were taken by his wife's uncle Terry Ruff during his time with No.357 Squadron, a special operations unit that operated over Burma, Malaya and Sumatra.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (20 October 2016), Iron Pillar of Delhi , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_iron_pillar_delhi.html

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