can someone solve this riddle? King bimbisara treasure

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can someone solve this riddle? King bimbisara treasure

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https://halfsamosa.in/son-bhandar-caves/

Read the article and see if we can solve the riddle and offer help to archeologist in free time
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Re: can someone solve this riddle? King bimbisara treasure

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The inscriptions are in a yet undeciphered language.
Shankhalipi (IAST: Śaṅkhalipi) or "shell-script" is a term used by scholars to describe presently undeciphered ornate spiral characters assumed to be Brahmi derivative that resemble conch shells (or shankhas) which can tentatively be assigned a new script family. They are found in inscriptions across various parts of India except the far south and date to between the 4th and 8th centuries CE. Both Shankhalipi and ornate Brahmi were stylised scripts used primarily for names and signatures.
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At a first glance it looked like Tibetan. :popcorn:
Without resistance in all four directions,
content with whatever you get,
enduring troubles with no dismay,
wander alone
like a rhinoceros.
Sutta Nipāta 1.3 - Khaggavisana Sutta
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But if they hit you with a stick...?"
"...I will think, 'These people are very civilized, in that they don't hit me with a knife.'..."
"But if they hit you with a knife...?"
"...I will think, 'These people are very civilized, in that they don't take my life with a sharp knife.'..."
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Re: can someone solve this riddle? King bimbisara treasure

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rhinoceroshorn wrote: Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:53 pm
At a first glance it looked like Tibetan. :popcorn:
Looks a lot more like ancient Gobbledegook to me. :reading:


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