Iron Pillar of Delhi

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Dola RC
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 27 October 2015
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The Iron Pillar in Qutub Complex, Delhi is a stellar example of advanced metallurgy technology in Gupta Period (circa 320 - 550 CE). The 7 m (23 ft) high pillar was made corrosion resistant. It bears Sanskrit - Brahmi inscriptions eulogising the achievements of King Chandra which is believed to be about King Chandragupta II (circa 380 – 414 CE).

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Jarvis, D. (2015, October 27). Iron Pillar of Delhi. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4156/iron-pillar-of-delhi/

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