Ancient India Mcq Question

  1. Epigraphy means
  1. The Study Of Coins
  2. The Study Of Inscriptions
  3. The Study Of Epics
  4. The Study Of Geography
Correct Option : B

Epigraphy is the study of inscriptions on rocks, pillars, temple walls, copper plates and other writing material. It is the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing conclusions about the writing and the writers. It serves as primary documentary evidence to establish legal, socio-cultural, literary, archaeological, and historical antiquity on the basis of engravings.

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