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Ashoka the Great's Empire after Kalinga War C.265 BCE, was the major power at that time.
Location of #KalingaEmpire. c.261 BCE, Kalinga was an early republic in central East India.
More than 150,000 #KalingaEmpire warriors & about 100,000 Ashoka's warriors were slain in Kalinga War
The Hathigumpha Inscription (Elephant Cave), Udayagiri by King Kharavela, #KalingaEmpire, 2nd century.
#KalingaEmpire at its greatest extent in 193-170 BCE under King Kharavela of the Mahameghavahana dynasty of #Kalinga.
Mauryan Empire at its greatest extent in c. 265-250 BC.
A damaged statue of Buddha at Bharhut,MP.. built during Ashoka's reign.
Silver coin of the #MauryaEmpire, known as Rupyarupa with wheel & elephant.3rd Cent BCE.
Location of the #SatavahanaEmpire with conquests (dotted line).
Capital- Amaravati, Pratishthana,
230 BCE–220 CE.
Coin of #SatavahanaEmpire 1st century BCE, inscribed in Brahmi.
Now in #BritishMuseum.
1911s:: The Lion Capital of Ashoka at the ground of Sarnath.
The Capital was erected aroud c.250 BC.
Replica of Ashoka pillar at Wat U Mong near Chiang Mai, Thailand, built by King Mangrai in 13th century.
Bilingual inscription (Greek & Aramaic) by king Ashoka of #MauryaEmpire.
from Kandahar. #KabulMuseum
Extent of #MauraEmpire under Chandragupta in c.300 BCE.
Ashoka had added just Kalinga into existing #MauryaEmpire.
The Ashoka Pillar, Allahabad, Originally been erected in Kaushambi, moved to Allahabad Fort by Akbar.
The Pillar Edicts of Ashoka mention the Sātavāhanas as feudatories of #MauryaEmpire. c238 BCE.
Now in British Museum
#भारतवर्ष under ChandraGupta in c.300 BC, #Chankya played an important role in the establishment of D #MauryaEmpire
2100 yrs old relief of Samrat #Ashoka from Amaravati, A.P.
Now in the Guimet museum, Paris.
#भारतवर्ष #MauryaEmpire
Goddess Laxmi medallion from Bharhut stupa railing pillar, Satna, M.P, of #MauryaEmpire, 2nd Century BCE.
Now in the Indian Museum, Kolkata.
The Bull Capital from the Pillars of Ashoka, excavated in Rampurva, Bihar in 1907.
The Capital was erected around c.255 BCE.
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