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Deepastambham (lamp post) UPSC NOTE

 Why in news

  • A newly - discovered 390 – year          old Deepastambham (lamp post) on the edge of River Krishna in Nalgonda district of Telangana.

  • It casts a fresh light on trade ties in the region in early medieval times. 

  • Archaeologists working in the area found the 20-foot tall pillar with hollows for lamps and a multi-lingual inscription in Mudimanikyam village of Nalgonda.

  • The pillar and a small flat roofed structure near it was found by Ashok Kumar of Public Research Institute for History, Archaeology & Heritage

  • It is on a slope from the village leading to the river bank. 

  • We have not found anything like this in the Krishna river valley. 

Purpose of Deepastambham (lamp post)

  • While Dhwajasthambam (flag pole) is part of temple architecture, lamp posts are rare in the Deccan while they are common in temples in the west coast, including Goa.

  • Based on the inscription engraved on the lamp post near the ruined Śiva temple.

  • The pillar can be dated to June 1635 and it is written in Telugu mixed with Tamil language.

  • It is dedicated to Kasi Viswanatha and because of its height, it would have served as a lighthouse on the riverine trade route.

  • The village is about 180 kilometres from Hyderabad which was ruled by the Qutb Shahi rulers at that time. 

  • European travellers, including the French diamond trader Tavernier who made five trips to the Hyderabad kingdom in the same period, describe land trade routes. 

  • But make reference to riverine trade.

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